Mobile data traffic in North America from 2016 to 2021 (in terabytes per month)

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Traffic in terabytes per month

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This statistic gives information on the mobile data traffic in North America in 2016 with projections until 2021. In 2016, mobile data traffic in North America amounted to 1,411,021 terabytes per month. In 2021, North American traffic from mobile devices such as smartphones, laptops, tables, M2M connections and non-smartphones is projected to reach 6,397,092 terabytes per month. The projected compound annual growth rate (CAGR) amounts to 35 percent.
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February 2017
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* Forecast.
Includes data, file sharing, video and M2M appplications. Includes nonsmartphones, smartphones, laptops, tablets, M2M and other portable devices. his forecast includes only cellular traffic and excludes traffic offloaded onto Wi-Fi and small cell from dual-mode devices.

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