In 2011, Wireless Data Traffic Grew To 866.7 MB In The US: [Survey]

Must Read

Hands-Free Resources: How Businesses Are Using AR to Make Workplaces Safe and Productive

The role of efficiency and ease in the modern world has become forefronted when it comes to technology, particularly...

3 Most Common Mistakes Social Media Marketers Are Committing In 2016

In their quest for greater sales and increased ROI, the self-appointed “digital marketing guru” has lost touch with what...

NPCI’s Voice-Based Payment Solution Could Be a Game Changer

The National Payment Corporation of India (NPCI), known for developing and managing first of its kind Unified Payment Interface...

A voracious appetite of American consumers to use mobile devices for transmitting and receiving a heavy data such as videos and a file of large sizes, has created overburden on mobile traffics across the country. In the U.S., folks have been addicted in streaming more movies, downloading more numbers of apps and viewing a large numbers of websites on their wireless devices. As the penetration of Smartphones and Tablets  are increasing, with the similar fashion, mobile data traffic is also augmenting. According to a recent survey from the CTIA, annual wireless data traffic grew to 866.7 billion megabytes in 2011, up by 123% from 388 billion MB in 2010. The active Smartphone and wireless-enabled PDAs were 111.5 million in 2011, grew 43% compare to 78.2 million a year before.

In order to fulfill the demand of wireless data consumption in the U.S., mobile providers are staggering significant investments in their infrastructure. However, networks have been upgraded from 3G to 4G, and it’s somehow viable to manage the data consumption across the country. Despite of this, the increasing demand of data consumption in the country has compelled the mobile operators to adopt 5G networks. Previously, I have elaborated what’s the need to adopt 5G technology worldwide?

The capital expenditure on wireless infrastructures was $25.3 billion in 2011, up 2% from 2010. In the U.S., wireless providers has been invested $246 billion in capital expenditures in order to meet consumers’ wireless access demand. Wireless connections were 331.6 million (104.6% penetration)  in 2011, up 7% from 311 million a year before in Dec 2010.

Advertisements

A 12 months survey results from 2011 has stated that Wireless-enabled Tablets, laptops and modems were 20.2 million, up 49% from 13.6 million in Dec 2010. Likewise, numbers of active data-capable devices were 295.1 million in Dec. 2011, grew 9% from 270.5 million a year before in the same month. In addition to these, the numbers of SMS and MMS sent and received were 2.304 trillion and 52.8 billion respectively in Dec. 2011.

Via: BGR

1 COMMENT

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here

Latest News

Apple Is Slowly, But Steadily, Winning India Market: Records Double-Digit Growth In Q2 2021

Looks like the strategy to launch multiple variants of the iPhone 12 series is helping Apple to strengthen its...

In-Depth: Dprime

Will ‘TikTok By Microsoft’ Be A Winner?

For the last two years, TikTok has been in the public eye for all sorts of reasons. First, it was the exploded and unparalleled...

Facebook Subscription Model: Looking Beyond Ad Dollars?

Seldom do job listings create a stir this gripping. However, when the job listing in question is a stealth post from Twitter, with a...

Will The Online Food Delivery Market in India End Up Becoming A Two-Horse Race?

It's pretty much evident that the food delivery space in India is all set to get riled up soon enough as one of the...

More Articles Like This