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Wireless network data traffic: worldwide trends and forecasts 2019–2024

Stephen Wilson Principal Analyst, Research

"It is hard to envisage anything other than a significant slowdown in cellular data traffic growth rates during the forecast period."

There is much greater scope for further cellular data traffic increases in emerging markets than in developed markets due to the absence of high fixed wireline broadband penetration.

This report provides:

  • 5-year forecasts of wireless data traffic worldwide, in 8 regions and in selected countries 
  • analysis of the key trends in, and drivers and inhibitors of, data traffic
  • discussion of the impact of cost and pricing on data traffic
  • analysis of the trends in private and public usage, and their effect on the use of mobile and Wi-Fi connectivity.