Chitika, the online advertising network, has released its latest Chikita Insights usage share data report for tablets for the March, 2013, period.

According to the company, based on U.S. and Canadian tablet ad impressions running through the Chitika Ad Network, the iPad still overwhelming dominates web traffic on tablets, at 81.9%. In fact, the iPad has seen its first month-on-month growth in web traffic share since December, 2012, a 1.4% basis points increase since February. Chitika partially attributes this growth to Apple selling refurbished 4th generation iPad and iPad minis at a discount beginning in mid-March, 2013.

Android tablets unsurprisingly dominates what’s left. The Kindle Fire comes in second at 7.1%, Samsung Galaxy Tablets third at 4.3% and Google Nexus tablets fourth at 1.7%. Interestingly, Microsoft’s Surface tablet only took 0.4% of tablet web traffic and the defunct HP TouchPad took 0.1%.

The full Chitika report is available on the companies website, here.

Chitika’s March Tablet Update shows iPad usage share rising, still dominating competition originally appeared on TUAW – The Unofficial Apple Weblog on Fri, 19 Apr 2013 10:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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