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iPhone 5 likely to boost data usage

When Apple Inc.’s iPhone 5 was unveiled with great fanfare Wednesday, the two-hour presentation highlighted a wide range of new and optimized services, including a cloud-based iTunes music service, a faster processor, and access to high-speed 4G LTE networks.

Although these new features will undoubtedly make the device more appealing, they also have the potential to boost its data usage.

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