India’s mobile data traffic will explode by 2019, shows CISCO data

In India, the average Internet household will generate 40.9 gigabytes of Internet traffic per month in 2019, up 236% from 12.1 gigabytes per month in 2014, a CAGR of 27%.

By: Tech Desk | Updated: May 31, 2015 11:19 am
Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast Mobile was 12.3% of total Internet traffic in 2014, and will be 38.2% of total Internet traffic in 2019: Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast

 

The Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast says annual Internet Protocol (IP) traffic will quadruple between 2014 and 2019. The 10th edition of the report, lists increase in consumption of mobile data, proliferation in number of networked devices (from 1.1 billion in 2014 to 1.6 billion in 2019), faster broadband speeds (average fixed broadband speed to increase from 4 Mbps in 2014 to 12 Mbps by 2019) and the increased consumption of video as factors expected to drive traffic growth. Collectively, these variables are expected to help IP traffic in India to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 33 percent – as against a corresponding global CAGR of 23 percent.

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Here are the key findings in relation to India:

Indian Internet traffic in 2019 will be equivalent to 180x the volume of the entire Indian Internet in 2005.

IP traffic will grow 4-fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth of 33%

IP traffic will reach 4.0 Exabytes per month in 2019, up from 967 Petabytes per month in 2014

Internet traffic will grow 4.2 fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth of 33%

Busy hour Internet traffic will grow 5.6 fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth rate of 41%

Internet traffic will reach 3.0 Exabytes per month in 2019, up from 714 Petabytes per month in 2014

Mobile data traffic will grow 13-fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth of 67%.

Mobile data traffic will reach 1.1 Exabytes per month in 2019, up from 88 Petabytes per month in 2014.

Mobile was 9% of total IP traffic in 2014 and will be 28% of total IP traffic in 2019.

Mobile data traffic in 2019 will be equivalent to 51X the volume of the entire Indian internet in 2005

Mobile was 12.3% of total Internet traffic in 2014, and will be 38.2% of total Internet traffic in 2019

Fixed-Wifi was 41% of total IP traffic in 2014, and will be 36% of total IP traffic in 2019

Fixed Wifi was 52.6% of total Internet traffic in 2014, and will be 47% of total Internet traffic in 2019

IP video traffic will grow 6-fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth of 43%.

IP video will be 80% of all IP traffic in 2019, up from 56% in 2014

Consumer IP video traffic will be 82% of consumer IP traffic in 2019, up from 63% in 2014

Business IP video traffic will be 65% of business IP traffic in 2019, up from 29% in 2014

Internet video traffic will grow 7-fold from 2014 to 2019, a compound annual growth of 47%.

Total Internet video traffic (business and consumer, combined) will be 74% of all Internet traffic in 2019, up from 46% in 2014.

Consumer Internet video traffic will be 76% of consumer Internet traffic in 2019, up from 50% in 2014

Business Internet video traffic will be 65% of business Internet traffic in 2019, up from 30% in 2014

Internet-Video-To-TV traffic will increase 8-fold between 2014 to 2019 (51.3% CAGR)

In India, 74 billion minutes (141,742 years) of video content will cross the Internet each month in 2019. That is 28,348 minutes of video streamed or downloaded every second

There will be 1.6 billion networked devices in 2019, up from1.1 billion in 2014

PCs will account for 3% (44.6 million) of all networked devices in 2019, compared to 4% (44.8 million) in 2014, (-0.1% CAGR).

Tablets will account for 2% (30.4 million) of all networked devices in 2019, compared to 1% (12.9 million) in 2014, (18.7% CAGR).

Smartphones will account for 40% (651.4 million) of all networked devices in 2019, compared to 13% (139.8 million) in 2014, (36% CAGR).

Connected TVs will account for 11% (182.0 million) of all networked devices in 2019, compared to 6% (64.2 million) in 2014, (23.2% CAGR).

In India, 74% of all networked devices will be mobile-connected in 2019

The average fixed broadband speed will grow 2.9-fold from 2014 to 2019, from 4.0 Mbps to 12 Mbps.

The average Internet user will generate 14.6 gigabytes of Internet traffic per month in 2019, up 187% from 5.1 gigabytes per month in 2014, a CAGR of 23%.

In India, the average Internet household will generate 40.9 gigabytes of Internet traffic per month in 2019, up 236% from 12.1 gigabytes per month in 2014, a CAGR of 27%.

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