The Perfect Data Storm [Infographic]

Today, a mind-boggling number of people are using visually heavy social content such as photos and videos. No big deal, right? Well, all of this data usage is merging into a tempest that threatens to capsize our current mobile broadband networks. What does this mean for you? It means likely network slow-downs and higher subscription costs. The catalysts are a rise in mobile-device ownership and an increase in data usage as more people play games and movies on smartphones and tablets.

The type of content we consume on mobile is getting meatier and more diverse. It includes e-books, soundtracks, Android games, and movies. Between 2012 and 2017, mobile video data will increase 16-fold, accounting for two-thirds of the world’s mobile data traffic. In the past five years, data traffic on AT&T’s network grew by 25,000 percent!

So, how can we weather this data storm? We’ll likely need more small cells and more spectrum. To learn more about tech’s answer to big problems, check out spark.qualcomm.com.

qualcomm_datastorm.v.5c(1200x3419)

NowSourcinghttp://nowsourcing.com
Brian Wallace is the Founder and President of NowSourcing, an industry leading infographic design agency , based in Louisville, KY and Cincinnati, OH which works with companies that range from startups to Fortune 500s. Brian also runs #LinkedInLocal events nationwide, hosts the Next Action Podcast, and has been named a Google Small Business Advisor for 2016-2018. Follow Brian Wallace on LinkedIn as well as Twitter.

More from author

1 COMMENT

Leave a Reply!

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Related posts

Advertisment

Categories

Latest posts

An Overview of the Apache Cassandra Database

Apache Cassandra database is a popular system created for the management of high volumes of structured data on commodity servers. It...

The Guide To Online Business Marketing

Online business and its marketing are two very important economic forces active in the financial circles right now. We have experienced a...

Cities Are Leveraging The Latest Science To Defend Against Flooding

There’s a general scientific consensus that sea levels are rising and that rainfall will probably increase over the course of the...

Want to stay up to date with the latest news?

We would love to hear from you! Please fill in your details and we will stay in touch. It's that simple!

%d bloggers like this: