The mobile data traffic will increase up to 10 times until 2016. Provides the study "Traffic and Market Data", conducted by the Ericsson, released on Monday, 07/11. A survey clears although the signatures of mobile broadband will reach 5 billion in 2016, and the estimated number for the end of 2011 is 900 million.
This would represent a 60% growth year-on-year, just the amount of data consumed by smartphones is growing rapidly. Total traffic on smartphones to triple in 2011.
Among all the devices, Internet access will continue to drive the development of traffic in mobile networks, and this traffic will grow up to 60% per year between 2011 and 2016, driven mainly by the use of video.
The survey also requires that, by 2016 to more than 30% world population will live metropolitan and urbarn areas with densidade over thousand people by square kilometer. These areas represent less than 1% of world population, but should generate about 60% of all mobile traffic.
Mobile broadband, new releases of smartphones and the adoption of applications will continue to increase consumption data. At the same time, the adoption of smartphones gains strength in all regions. The study expects the traffic generated by smartphones advanced increase 12 times, and reach the traffic generated by personal computers in 2016.