Wired is a student based, independent mobile phone retailer with two shops in Sunderland and Gateshead. Over the next couple of years it will be undergoing a lot of changes and here is an insight into the journey it is taking, starting with the development of a website where the customers will be able to shop online for mobile phones and deals to suit them. This includes current, popular handsets with short term contracts, cheap deals and packages for all to enjoy.
5 important facts to consider about students and their phones
49% of students surveyed have smartphones.
Apple accounted for 35% of smart handsets, followed closely by Nokia at 25% and Blackberry at 17%.
68% of students have pay monthly contracts.
39% have a contract that gives unlimited access to internet.
An average of 50% of students access Email and Facebook through their mobiles several times a day