Report: Mobile Data Bandwidth Use Up 73% in 6 Months

Allot Communications' MobileTrends Report indicates that mobile data bandwidth usage showed 73% growth during the second half of 2010. Video streaming continues to drive the growth as it remains the fastest growing application type, accounting for 37% of mobile ...

Allot Communications' MobileTrends Report indicates that mobile data bandwidth usage showed 73% growth during the second half of 2010. Video streaming continues to drive the growth as it remains the fastest growing application type, accounting for 37% of mobile bandwidth.

The report indicates that YouTube is responsible for 17% of mobile data bandwidth usage and continues as the single most significant website for video streaming, accounting for 45% of total video streaming traffic. The report also shows the continued growth of social networking applications such as Twitter and Facebook, which grew by 378% and 267%, respectively. The use of VoIP and IM applications also continued to grow rapidly with an 87% increase.

The full report is at www.allot.com/MobileTrends_Report_H2_2010.html.
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