Video will Be More than 50% of Mobile Internet Traffic by 2019
The latest Ericsson Mobility Report reveals that mobile subscriptions are expected to reach 9.3 billion by 2019, and 5.6 billion will be smartphones. WCDMA/HSPA networks are predicted to cover 90% of the world’s population by 2019. Moreover, almost two-thirds (65%) of the world’s population will be covered by 4G/LTE networks.
Smartphone traffic will grow by 10 times between 2013 and 2019, reaching 10 exabytes. Video is growing 55% annually, and will represent more than 50% of the mobile data traffic, while social networking and web services will account for around 10% each in 2019.