Annual global IP (internet) traffic will surpass the zettabyte (1000 exabytes) threshold in 2016, and the two zettabyte threshold in 2019.
Global IP traffic has increased more than fivefold in the past 5 years, and will increase nearly threefold over the next 5 years. Overall, IP traffic will grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 23 percent to 2019.
Content delivery networks will carry 62% of Internet traffic by 2019, up from 39 percent in 2014.
Over half of all IP traffic will originate with non-PC devices by 2019, up from 40 percent in 2014.
Personal computer-originated traffic will grow at a CAGR of just 9 percent, while TVs, tablets, smartphones, and machine-to-machine (M2M) modules will have traffic growth rates of 17 percent, 65 percent, 62 percent, and 71 percent, respectively.
By 2019, Wi-Fi and mobile devices will account for 66 percent of IP traffic and wired devices will account for just 33 percent.
Global Internet traffic in 2019 will be equivalent to 64 times the volume of the entire global Internet in 2005.
The number of devices connected to IP networks will be three times the global population in 2019.
By 2019, global fixed broadband speeds will reach 43 Mbps, up from 20 Mbps in 2014.
It would take an individual over 5 million years to watch the amount of video that will cross global IP networks each month in 2019. Every second, nearly a million minutes of video content will cross the network by 2019.