Mobile Internet data traffic to grow 13-fold by 2017, says Cisco
One point also worth highlighting is that it appears researchers are forecasting mobile data traffic to increase sharply because of more devices online — not users.
By 2017, Cisco is predicting there will be 5.2 billion mobile users — up from 4.3 billion in 2012. But they also predicted that there will be more than 10 billion connected devices (including more than 1.7 billion M2M connections) within four years — up from 7 billion total in 2012.
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Mobile Internet data traffic to grow 13-fold by 2017, says Cisco

One point also worth highlighting is that it appears researchers are forecasting mobile data traffic to increase sharply because of more devices online โ€” not users.

By 2017, Cisco is predicting there will be 5.2 billion mobile users โ€” up from 4.3 billion in 2012. But they also predicted that there will be more than 10 billion connected devices (including more than 1.7 billion M2M connections) within four years โ€” up from 7 billion total in 2012.

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