Mobile subscribers with data packages pay extra $7.86 a month on average

Wireless subscribers who bought a data package paid on average nearly 5% more in Q2 2005 – $7.86 a month vs. $7.51 a month in Q1 2005, Telephia said. Among the top 5 carriers, 20% of customers subscribed to data services. Among the various age groups, the penetration rate was highest among young adults between 18-24, with 45% subscribing to data packages.