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Ofcom report highlights 'multi-tasking media users'

The average Briton spends almost half of their waking life using media and communications, data suggests.

The statistics from regulator Ofcom indicate that people in the UK spend seven hours a day watching TV, surfing the net and using their mobile phones.

However, it is argued that the average person actually squeezes in the equivalent of nearly nine hours of media and communications by multi-tasking on several devices.

Rory Cellan-Jones reports.

  • 19 Aug 2010
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