Alongside this, video streaming and social networking prove by far the most popular apps in each country.
Despite clear general trends, each nation displays its own unique preferences – for example in December 2014, the US top three includedNetflix and YouTube, while South Korea was notable for peer-to-peer TV app AfreecaTV and home-grown search portal NAVER. Facebook was the number one app in each country studied.
Other findings include the continued growth in mobile subscriptions and traffic over the coming years. It also looks at the surging demand for mobile broadband, the growth in popularity of streaming video and the transition towards LTE in all regions.