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Video will be 75 per cent of India’s internet traffic in 2020: Study

In five years India's Internet traffic will be the equivalent of 12 billion DVDs per year, 1 billion DVDs per month or 1 million DVDs per hour

In five years India's Internet traffic will be the equivalent of 12 billion DVDs per year, 1 billion DVDs per month or 1 million DVDs per hour
In five years India’s Internet traffic will be the equivalent of 12 billion DVDs per year, 1 billion DVDs per month or 1 million DVDs per hour

In India, total Internet video traffic will be 75 per cent of all Internet traffic in 2020, up from 51 per cent in 2015, according to the 11th Annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Forecast. The report says in five years India’s Internet traffic will be the equivalent of 12 billion DVDs per year, 1 billion DVDs per month or 1 million DVDs per hour.

The annual report sayd in the next five years, there will be 1.9 billion networked devices in India, up from 1.3 billion in 2015 along with faster broadband speeds of 12.9 Mbps and the increased consumption of video. Collectively, these variables are expected to help IP traffic in India to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 34 per cent – as against a corresponding global CAGR of 22 percent. Video services and content continue to be the dominant leader compared with all other applications.

The report said global IP traffic is expected to reach 194.4 exabytes per month by 2020, up from 72.5 exabytes per month in 2015. The global annual run rate will reach 2.3 zettabtyes by 2020 — up from 870 exabytes in 2015 — 2.3 zettabytes is equivalent to 12 hours of streaming music per day of the year per capita or 33 hours of ultra HD video streaming for each person on earth.

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The way consumers and business users access IP networks and the Internet is shifting from PCs to mobile devices. “By 2020, 71 percent of total IP traffic will originate with non-PC devices including tablets, smartphones, and televisions, compared to 47 percent in 2015,” the report said. By 2020, smartphones will generate 30 per cent of total IP traffic, while PC’s total IP traffic contribution will fall to 29 per cent.

Key India Findings are below

1. Indian Internet traffic in 2020 will be equivalent to 249x the volume of the entire Indian Internet in 2005

2. In India, IP traffic will grow 4-fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth of 33%

3. In India, IP traffic will reach 5.6 Exabytes per month in 2020, up from 1.4 Exabytes per month in 2015

4. In India, Internet traffic will grow 4.4 fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth of 34%

5. In India, busy hour Internet traffic will grow 7.2-fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth rate of 48%

6. In India, Internet traffic will reach 4.1 Exabytes per month in 2020, up from 946 Petabytes per month in 2015

7. In India, Internet traffic in 2020 will be equivalent to 12 billion DVDs per year, 1 billion DVDs per month, or 1 million DVDs per hour

8. In India, mobile data traffic will grow 12-fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth of 63%

9. In India, mobile data traffic will reach 1. 7 Exabytes per month in 2020, up from 149 Petabytes per month in 2015

10. India’s Mobile was 11% of total IP traffic in 2015, and will be 31% of total IP traffic in 2020

11. In India, mobile data traffic in 2020 will be equivalent to 77x the volume of the entire Indian Internet in 2005

12. India’s mobile was 15.7% of total Internet traffic in 2015, and will be 41.7% of total Internet traffic in 2020

13. India’s Fixed-Wifi was 38% of total IP traffic in 2015, and will be 34% of total IP traffic in 2020

14. India’s Fixed Wifi was 52.6% of total Internet traffic in 2015, and will be 47% of total Internet traffic in 2020

15. In India, IP video traffic will grow 5-fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth rate of 40%

16. In India, IP video will be 81% of all IP traffic in 2020, up from 63% in 2015

17. In India, consumer IP video traffic will be 83% of consumer IP traffic in 2020, up from 68% in 2015

18. In India, business IP video traffic will be 66% of business IP traffic in 2020, up from 37% in 2015

19. In India, HD will be 49.8% of IP Video traffic in 2020, up from 19.3% in 2015 (68.8% CAGR)

20. In India, Internet video traffic will grow 6-fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth rate of 45%

21. Total Internet video traffic (business and consumer, combined) will be 75% of all Internet traffic in 2020, up from 51% in 2015

22. In India, consumer Internet video traffic will be 76% of consumer Internet traffic in 2020, up from 53% in 2015

23. In India, business Internet video traffic will be 66% of business Internet traffic in 2020, up from 39% in 2015

24. In India, Internet-Video-To-TV traffic will increase 7-fold between 2015 and 2020 (46.4% CAGR)

25. In India, HD will be 62.0% of Internet video traffic in 2020, up from 26.8% in 2015 (71.5% CAGR)

26. In India, Internet gaming traffic will grow 7-fold from 2015 to 2020, a compound annual growth rate of 49%

27. In India, there will be 1.9 billion networked devices in 2020, up from 1.3 billion in 2015

28. In India, PCs will account for 2% (43.8 million) of all networked devices in 2020, compared to 3% (44.5 million) in 2015, (-0.3% CAGR)

29. In India, Tablets will account for 2% (44.0 million) of all networked devices in 2020, compared to 1% (12.1 million) in 2015, (29.4% CAGR)

30. In India, portable devices such as smartphones and tablets accounted for 17% of IP traffic in 2015, and will be 48% of IP traffic in 2020

31. In India, 4K TVs will account for 18% (9.5 million) of all flat panel TVs in 2020, compared to 2.1% (246,025) in 2015, (107.6% CAGR)

32. 69% of all networked devices will be mobile-connected in 2020

33. In India, the average fixed broadband speed will grow 2.5-fold from 2015 to 2020, from 5.1 Mbps to 12.9 Mbps

34. In India, the average Wi-Fi speeds from mobile devices will grow 2.2-fold from 2015 to 2020, from 3.3 Mbps to 7 Mbps.

35. In India, the average Internet user will generate 6.1 gigabytes per month in 2015, up 21% from 5.0 gigabytes per month in 2014.

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36. In India, there will be 572,934 households (2.0% of all Internet households) generating more than 500 gigabytes per month in 2020