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Smartphone users in Taiwan consume more than double the amount of data per month than their counterparts in any other Asian economy. (Photo by Ken Kobayashi)

Taiwan shoots to the top of Asia's mobile data consumption rankings

Adoption of 4G and unlimited packages push down revenues

BEN HEUBL, Data Journalist | Taiwan

LONDON -- In the space of just four years, the Taiwanese have become Asia's most prolific users of mobile data, second in global terms only to the Finns, according to figures released by industry analysis company Tefficient.  

Taiwanese use twice as much monthly data per SIM card holder as South Koreans, more than three times as much as Japanese and nearly six times much as Singaporeans.

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