Validas analyzed the monthly data consumption of iPhone users and found that the average monthly data use is 273MB a month, with 12 percent using over 500MB month a small percentage even over 1GB of data per month. The report found that iPhone users consume significantly more data per month than users of other smartphones.
According to the data Validas provided Consumer Reports, the average iPhone user consumes 273MB of data per month. By comparison, the average Blackberry user only consumes 54MB of data each month. Users of other smartphones consume an average of 150MB per month. The data also showed that 12% of iPhone users gobble up 500MB per month of bandwidth and the biggest consumers of bandwidth using the iPhone use over 1GB of data per month.
Consumer Reports reached out to AT&T for first-party numbers and were turned down. An AT&T spokesperson said, "For competitive reasons, we do not disclose the usage of our iPhone customers."