Study: U.S. mobile networks under strain from high data demand

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U.S. mobile networks are bogging down as customer demand for high-end data services mushrooms, according to a semi-annual report from J.D. Power and Associates.

Data-related issues, including “problem incidence for mobile Web connections, excessively slow mobile Web loading and email connection errors” have steadily grown more prevalent since the beginning of 2011, said the firm in its 2012 U.S. Wireless Network Quality Performance Study – Volume 1. Problem rates for other network quality areas, such as calling or text messaging, remain unchanged.

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