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July 11, 2015

5 charts that explain why the digital divide is shrinking

" 5 charts that show  the  shrinking of digital divide "

broadband access and mobile usage in developing vs developed nations:

 Chart of the day:  Key statistics that show how the digital divide across the world has been shrinking

 The last 15 years has been remarkable in terms of technological advance. Internet access and mobility  has penetrated vast land masses which did not exist 15 years ago.While Fixed broadband in areas around middle east and north Africa has  failed to grow above 1%, however these nations have made better  progress when it comes to mobile broadband . As of 2015 African mobile broadband penetration levels is lower that 20%

  • By end 2014, fixed-broadband penetration will have reached almost 10 per cent globally 
  • By 2015, 34% of developing nations have  Internet  access compared to 80% across developed nations
  • Forty-four per cent of all fixed-broadband subscriptions are in Asia and the Pacific, and 25 per cent are in Europe.
  • Across the LCD ( Least developed countries ) a mere 7% have internet access compared to world average of 46%
  • one of of every 5  uses the internet compared to 2 out of 5 in Asia and pacific reasons and 3 out of 5 across  CIS

July 9, 2015

15 years of the ICT ( Internet Communication and Technology) Revolution : 2000-2015

" last 15 years has seen 7 fold jump in internet connections across the world"

The last 15 years has seen  a seven times jump  in the internet penetration  across the world . Increase of mobile telephony, faster broadband access and globally cheap prices of  mobiles enabled the digital penetration across the world to rise .Quite significantly between 2000-2015, global Internet penetration grew 7 fold from 6.5% to 43%

May 12, 2015

The Verizon and AOL 4$4.4billion deal to create a technology media monolith

why verizon  is acquiring  AOL for $4.4billon"

 This chart compares dial up, broadband and mobile eras of the internet ecosystem.  against iphone 4G subscribers vs Netflix subscriber base in US. if you study this chart  for long enough.. you will realise why Verizon Communications is buying AOL for $4.4 billion

 The rational of Verizon’s $4.4 billion deal to acquire AOL is because of that one device that is changing the world in ways that was never though to be possible. MOBILE . 

Verizon needed arsenal at its command to build up its nascent video business and advertising across consumer’s mobile phones .. and the best way to get them was AOL which has transformed itself into a media company and invested heavily in technology that automates the sale of online advertising process  

 Verizon’s woes with 130 million subscribers has of late been typically those  of all legacy carriers , whose business is threatened by newer entrants and competitors  that are finding alternative means of connecting and hooking up to the internet via wi fi mesh networks and facing competition from giant players like  google  who have started to challenge them at their own game 

Read the full analysis of the Verizon and AOL Merger

April 29, 2015

mobile data traffic to exceed 11,156 petabytes largely aided by video in 2017

mobile broadband data led  by explosive mobile video growth

Mobile data growth over the last few years have been powered by  the rapid rise in mobile video and this trend shows no signs of slowing down. As Cisco reported in their recent Visual Networking Index (VNI) study ,the volume of mobile broadband (MBB) traffic has been doubling every year, reaching 1,577 Petabytes per month in 2013 (the equivalent of 500 billion .mp3 files or 800 million hours of streaming HD video ) and is forecast to reach 11,156 Petabytes by 2017. This chart illustrates how mobile data has been increasing year on year.

March 26, 2015

Projected growth in Global LTE Connections : 2013 to 2018

global LTE growth

LTE networks are forecast to increase to more than 500 networks in 128 countries across the world by 2017

By the end of 2013 there were 256LTE networks commercially available across almost 100 countries across the globe. This is forecast to increase to more than 500 networks in 128 countries across the world by 2017, covering half of the globalpopulation by that date against only one in five today.

March 13, 2015

February 14, 2015

Global projection of 3G Penetration Across World estimated to grow 5 fold to cover 56% of the world

Statistic: 3G mobile wireless penetration worldwide from 2008 to 2020 | Statista

Global forecast by statista is to be believed then the, world will have 56% 3G Mobile Penetration by 2020.. as compared to 12% 3G penetration existing in 2008.. This is almost a 5 fold jump in 8 years …which works out to be 40% per year on average.Meanwhile check out the  top 5 geographic regions with the highest Mobile 3G connectivity in the world

June 11, 2014

Internet Penetration at 40%, Developing Nations make up 32%, developed Nations and 68% in developing



According to the latest  ICT ( Internet Communication and Technology report by ITU, telecom, global internet users will be 3 billion.  Out of which 1.9bilion will be from developing nations , which has doubled from 974million in just 5 years ( 2009 to 2014(

Mobile Broadband Subscriptions by geographical region



According to the latest ICT Telecom report  the Mobile-broadband penetration levels as of 2014 are highest in Europe (64%) and the Americas (59%), followed by the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) (49%), the Arab States (25%), Asia-Pacific (23%) and Africa (19%).