10 Awesome Facts About the Mobile Revolution

10 Awesome Facts About the Mobile Revolution

Onward and UpwardOnward and Upward

There are 6.7 billion global mobile subscriptions, of which no more than 30% are for smartphones. Meaning smartphones have plenty of growth potential.

Broad PerspectiveBroad Perspective

Global mobile broadband subscriptions are expected to surpass 2 billion this year, and will reach 8 billion by the end of 2019.

Twice as NiceTwice as Nice

Mobile PC, tablet and mobile router subscriptions will more than double by 2019, from 300 million now to 750 million.

Meet the New BossMeet the New Boss

There was less data traffic than voice traffic in 2009. Today, there’s at least nine times as much data traffic as there is voice traffic.

High Volume, Part IHigh Volume, Part I

Data traffic per smartphone will nearly quadruple by 2019, from 600 MB every month to 2,200 MB.

High Volume, Part IIHigh Volume, Part II

Data traffic per mobile PC will grow from 3,300 MB every month to 13,000 MB in 2019. For tablets, the traffic will increase from 1,000 MB currently to 4,500 in 2019.

Visual SensationVisual Sensation

One-half of mobile data traffic will be video-driven by 2019.

Big ReachBig Reach

65% of the world population will be covered by LTE in 2019, and 95% of North America will be covered by that time.

Biggest Regions for Mobile SubscriptionsBiggest Regions for Mobile Subscriptions

Asian-Pacific (except China and India): 1.3 billion, China: 1.2 billion, Africa: 803 million, India: 742 million, Latin America: 697 million

What Users Spend the Most Time Doing on Smartphones Every MonthWhat Users Spend the Most Time Doing on Smartphones Every Month

Social networking: 13 hours, Checking out entertainment: 8 hours, Gaming: 6 hours

CIO Insight Staff
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