The average mobile user gobbled up 201MB of data/month in 2012, more than twice the 92MB/month...

|By:, SA News Editor

The average mobile user gobbled up 201MB of data/month in 2012, more than twice the 92MB/month consumed in 2011, according to this year's update to Cisco's (CSCO) Visual Networking Index. Cisco predicts mobile data traffic will post a 66% CAGR from 2012-2017, with 47% of 2017 traffic coming from Asia-Pac, 46% being offloaded onto Wi-Fi gear and femtocells, and 66% stemming from mobile video (YouTube dominates). Key mobile infrastructure players: ERIC, ALU, FFIV, ALLT, PKT, RKUS, DRWI, CRNT  (last year: I, II)