Cisco on Tuesday outlined its global mobile data projections through 2015. The upshot: Mobile data traffic will hit an annual run rate of 75 exabytes by 2015. Video will account for most of the data traffic.
Here's a look at Cisco's forecast by the numbers:
92 percent: Compound annual growth rate in data traffic from 2010 to 2015.
5.6 billion: Number of personal devices connected to mobile networks by 2015.
1.5 billion: Number of machine-to-machine nodes. 66 percent: Portion of data traffic allocated to video by 2015.
129 percent: Compound annual growth rate of mobile data traffic growth projected in Middle East and Africa over 2010 to 2015.
248 petabytes: Amount of monthly data expected from tablets in 2015. That's more than the entire global mobile network in 2010. 295 petabytes: Amount of mobile data traffic expected to come from machine-to-machine connections in 2015. 613 kbps: Average smartphone connection speed in 2009.
4,404 kbps: Average smartphone connection speed in 2015.