Friday, 23 June 2017

Video to trigger 33-fold growth in mobile traffic by 2020

By Mary Lennighan, Total Telecom
Wednesday 11 May 11

World will generate 127 Exabytes of mobile traffic per year in next decade, rising to 351 EB by 2025, according to new study.

Traffic on mobile networks worldwide will grow to 33 times the current level by 2020, with around half that growth coming from video, according to the UMTS Forum, citing data and forecasts provided by IDATE. Traffic will reach a staggering 127 Exabytes annually by that date, the industry body revealed at a round table discussion in London on Tuesday. Further, by 2025 the figure will hit 351 EB, up 174% on the 2020 number. "Video traffic is the first contributor to mobile data traffic…

Traffic on mobile networks worldwide will grow to 33 times the current level by 2020, with around half that growth coming from video, according to the UMTS Forum, citing data and forecasts provided by IDATE. Traffic will reach a staggering 127 Exabytes annually by that date, the industry body revealed at a round table discussion in London on Tuesday. Further, by 2025 the figure will hit 351 EB, up 174% on the 2020 number. "Video traffic is the first contributor to mobile data traffic…

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