San Mateo, Calif. - According to data from mobile ad network AdMob, mobile Web traffic generated by users of mobile devices running Google’s (NASD: GOOG) Android operating system was greater than traffic from Apple (NASD: AAPL) iPhone users in March in the U.S., TechCrunch reported.
Android accounted for 46% of U.S. mobile Web traffic in March, compared with 39% for the iPhone — although international traffic figures show the iPhone on top with 46% to Android’s 22% of market share.
Overall, AdMob reports that total worldwide mobile Web traffic increased 18% month-over-month.
The report further notes that 34 Android devices from 12 manufacturers were available in March, and that 11 devices accounted for 96% of all Android traffic.
The Motorola Droid was the top Android handset in March, generating 32% of all Android traffic, while Google’s own Nexus One drove just 2% of traffic.