Online Video Boom Leads to Surge in Data Traffic

June 14th, 2014
in News, econ_news, syndication

by Felix Richter,

According to Cisco's Visual Networking Index, consumer internet traffic will grow by 260% until 2018 to an estimated total of 83,298 petabytes or 83 million terabytes per month.

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The growth in IP traffic will mainly be driven by an increase in online video consumption, which is expected to account for 76% of all consumer internet traffic in 2018, up from 60% in 2013.

According to Cisco's estimates internet usage will continue to shift to mobile devices through the next few years. Mobile data consumption is tipped to account for 16% of consumer traffic in 2018, up from just 4% in the past year.

Infographic: Online Video Boom Leads to Surge in Data Traffic | Statista
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