According to Cisco VNI Mobile Forecast 2013, the Asia Pacific region and North America will account for about two-thirds of the global mobile data traffic by 2017. The Middle East and Africa together will experience the highest compounded annual growth rate from 2012 to 2017: 7.7 percent, while Asia Pacific is expected to grow 7.6 percent CAGR. The emerging Latin America and Central and Eastern European nations will be close behind with a 7.6 percent CAGR, according to the study.
World Newsmedia Network has published Global Digital Media Trendbook each year since 2006. The 2014 trendbook contains 500 data sets and 230 pages of analysis about digital media usage and revenue patterns, including this data set. To download the GDMT free executive summary, go to http://www.wnmn.org