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Annual mobile data usage worldwide 2020-2025, by device type

In 2021, the global annual cellular data usage is projected to reach roughly 650 thousand petabytes (PB), with approximately 639 thousand petabytes coming from the use of mobile handsets, in other words, mobile phones. Tablets and cellular IoT devices currently do not compare to mobile phones in terms of data usage, but they are expected to grow in the upcoming years.

Annual mobile data usage worldwide from 2020 to 2025, by device type

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Juniper Research
Release date

March 2021



Survey time period

2020 to 2021

Supplementary notes

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