Smartphones will Represent 70% of All Mobile Phones in Service by 2020
By 2020, 70 percent of all mobile phones in service globally will be smartphones, Ericsson now predicts. Video continues to be the key growth factor, with 60 percent of all mobile data traffic forecast to be from online video by 2020.
Global mobile subscriptions are growing by 1.5 percent quarter-on-quarter in the first quarter of 2015 and around five percent year over year, with Asia driving much of the growth.
India grew the most in terms of net additions (26 million), followed by China (eight million), Myanmar (five million), Indonesia (four million) and Japan (four million).