Smart­phone traf­fic ex­pected to grow ex­po­nen­tially

The Washington Times Daily - - Business -

STOCK­HOLM | The num­ber of smart­phones is fore­cast to triple to 5.6 bil­lion glob­ally by 2019, ac­count­ing for more than 60 per­cent of cell­phones.

Swe­den’s Eric­s­son AB, the world’s largest maker of telecom­mu­ni­ca­tions net­works, says in a re­port Mon­day it ex­pects smart­phone traf­fic to grow ten­fold in the next six years, with ser­vice providers in­creas­ing high-speed net­works to deal with the surge. To­tal mo­bile sub­scrip­tions are pre­dicted to reach 9.3 bil­lion by 2019.

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