Mobile traffic multiplied by 300 in ten years

5G is on its way to conquer the world even faster than 4G in its time.

According to the latest Ericsson Mobility Report, mobile data traffic is 300 times higher today than it was in 2011.

Dazzling success of 4G then 5G

A result due to the success of 4G technology, today relayed by an even more conquering 5G. By the end of 2021, there will be 660 million 5G subscriptions, a result mainly due to unexpected demand in China and the United States, motivated by the fall in the price of 5G devices. Still at the end of 2021, it is estimated that 5G networks will cover more than two billion people. By 2027, 5G is expected to become the preferred access technology for mobile networks. By 2027, 50% of mobile subscriptions will be 5G, and the standard will cover 75% of the world's population to occupy 62% of global mobile traffic.

Finally, it should be noted that 5G smartphones now represent 23% of mobile sales, while at the same point in their life cycle, 4G model sales stood at 8%. Source: Advanced Television