Banda larga móvel em Portugal | Mobile Broadband in Portugal

Banda larga móvel atinge valor recorde de 6,8 milhões de utilizadores

“O número de utilizadores de serviços da banda larga móvel cresceu 17,7% no segundo trimestre de 2017, face ao mesmo período de 2016.

No final de junho existiam em Portugal 6,8 milhões de utilizadores de serviços típicos da banda larga móvel. O valor é o mais elevado até à data e revela um aumento de 17,7% em termos homólogos.

A Anacom refere que o crescimento da utilização destes serviços está associado ao aumento dos utilizadores de Internet no telemóvel – 20,5% face ao mesmo período de 2016 -, e à crescente taxa penetração dos smartphones – que atingiu 72,7% no final de junho, segundo o Barómetro de Telecomunicações da Marktest.”

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Mobile broadband reaches a record 6.8 million users

“The number of users of mobile broadband services grew 17.7% in the second quarter of 2017 compared to the same period in 2016.

At the end of June there were 6.8 million users of typical mobile broadband services in Portugal. The figure is the highest to date and shows an increase of 17.7% year-on-year.

Anacom reports that the growth in the use of these services is associated with the increase in mobile phone users – 20.5% compared to the same period in 2016 – and the growing penetration rate of smartphones – which reached 72.7% at the end of June, according to the Marktest Telecommunications Barometer.”

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Mobile Learning discussions in Scotland

Petra Bauer from the University of Mainz, Germany visited the University of Aberdeen, Scotland, in April 2017.

She saw mobile learning in action during a class in which students presented the findings of personal research to others as a small group activity. On their laptops they used a range of technologies to support their activities including presentation, video and animation software, drawing and quiz tools. Examples included Kahoot (quiz software), Padlet (collaboration tool) and Playbuzz (for interactive storytelling). During the class the tutors took a very ‘hands-off’ role – mostly listening and watching! At the end of the class several learners commented that they had found it useful and one of the most enjoyable sessions in the course. Continue reading “Mobile Learning discussions in Scotland”