Everything is going mobile 2012-06-05 Categories: Corporate Industry Technology Reports According to Ericsson’s second Traffic and Market Report, 85 percent of the world’s population will have internet coverage via 3G by 2017 – and there will be close to 9 billion mobile subscriptions, compared to 6 billion at the end of 2011. This growth can be attributed to people’s increasing demand for anywhere, anytime connectivity and the use of video, cloud-based services and the internet. Machine-to-machine subscriptions will also contribute to this figure. By the end of 2017, global data traffic is expected to grow 15 times. Read the report Read the press release Tags machine-to-machine connectivity mobile broadband Ericsson Mobility Report Networked Society m2m facebook twitter linkedin google_plusone_share Comments Commenting rules View the discussion thread.