With the faster network speeds, mobile-data traffic continues to grow as wireless consumers increasingly watch more videos on their smartphones. Globally, video traffic over mobile networks is expected to grow about 60% annually through 2018. Driven by more capable devices and data-intensive services demand, LTE subscriptions are expected to exceed 1 billion in 2017. According to the current trends, the report calculates LTE will cover approximately 60% of the world’s population by 2018. Smartphone sales also increased accounting for 50% of all mobile phone sales in Q1 2013, compared to the 40% in the entire year of 2012!
This exponential growth shows how fast we are going mobile, turning to faster networks and the latest devices to assist in our everyday lives. To read the full report click here.