7 Shocking Stats From Cisco's Mobile Traffic Forecast


Trends like BYOD and the consumerization of IT thrust mobility into the tech spotlight last year, but Cisco doesn't expect the story to end there.

The networking giant made some lofty projections in its latest Visual Networking Index (VNI), an annually released report that details mobile trends, ranging from device adoption to the rate at which data traffic is being produced around the world. This year's results, like in the past, were based on analyst forecasts and real-world mobile data usage studies, with a dash of Cisco's own estimates layered on top.

Here are seven shocking statistics from this year's VNI, providing a (sometimes eerie) glimpse into our mobile-driven future.