Service Providers: Win with Cisco Innovation
The mobile revolution has only just begun… The number of terminals is growing exponentially and the use of video is an ever-increasing trend. A growth of 53% of the yearly mobile data traffic is forecast by 2020. In a context of deeply changing consumer habits, half of the service providers we know today will have […]
What’s driving future profits for mobile network operators?
From retail to entertainment, mobility is transforming industries across the spectrum. It’s part of the wider digitalization that is transforming our world and bringing new opportunities for businesses to get the edge over the competition. Or they could get left behind: it’s sink-or-swim. All kinds of organizations are making the most of the rapid changes […]
Summertime and the viewin’ is easy (depending on your broadband connection)
Summer is my time to play catch up with TV. There is a huge list of TV shows and movies that will be streamed on Netflix and Hulu from the past year. Netflix may even allow you to download its videos, according to recent news. Over a gigabyte of data is consumed to watch an […]
IoT Connectivity Goes Low Powered and Long Distance
With the announcement of the Cisco Solution for LoRAWAN™, Service Providers have an integrated solution that enables them to extend their network reach to where they’ve never gone before – i.e., offering IoT services for devices and sensors that are battery powered, have low data rates and long distance communications requirements. The solution opens new […]
Sizes, shapes and screens (oh my!): Understanding the shifts and volume growth in global devices and connections
In the latest annual update to Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, 2015-2020 we forecasted that the global number of IP connected devices and connections will grow from 16.3 billion in 2015 to 26.3 billion in 2020 – adding net new 10 billion device and connections. What could be exciting about the consistent growth […]
Live #CiscoChat June 30th – Cisco VNI Complete Forecast
On June 7th of this year, Cisco’s Visual Networking Index released its annual Global Traffic and Service Adoption forecasts, for the years 2015-2020. The reports predict fixed and mobile IP traffic growth, as well as application trends for the next few years. Some of the topics covered in the report include how fast IP traffic […]
Networks of the Future: Extreme Times Call for Extreme Measures!
Here’s an observation that happened to serve as the basis of a keynote I had the opportunity to give the other day, at the TIA 2016 “Network of the Future” conference, in Dallas: Yes, it would be wonderful indeed if broadband service providers saw 50% annual revenue growth — if only to offset that 50% […]
Boom! Five Applications that Showed Explosive Growth in 2015
We’re always on the lookout for the next big application to drive Internet traffic. When we see a type of traffic almost doubling in a year, we put it on our watch list. Below are five that topped our watch list based on the most recent Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast. VIRTUAL REALITY […]
Updated Cisco VNI Complete Forecast Released Today (So What?)
Earlier today, we released the 11th annual update to the Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, 2015 – 2020. This report represents the culmination of months of data gathering,...