Cisco VNI Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast, 2015 - 2020
As network speeds and capacity continue to improve, so do mobile users' appetites for data -- mobile video, specifically.
According to Cisco Systems Inc. (Nasdaq: CSCO)'s latest Visual Networking Index (VNI), data consumption will continue to grow at a rate of 53% per year until 2020. By that time, a mere four years away now, the world will be using 366.8 exabytes of data on smartphones and Internet of Things devices, up from 44.2 exabytes in 2015.
For more on Cisco's mobile projections, broken down by geography, check out the following infographic and see Cisco: 40% of Mobile Users Will Be on 4G When 5G Hits.