iWorld

×

×

India: 40 per cent smartphone users stream live videos; leads in new subs

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/smartcrop_800x800/public/images/tv-images/2016/11/28/live-videos.jpg?itok=WnyAR1MJ

MUMBAI: There is a rise of 5G networks and consumers subscribing to the network. By 2022, there will be a growth in mobile broadband to 6.1 billion unique subscribers. Forecasting the trends in telecom sector across the world, Ericsson Mobility Report has pointed out that approximately half a billion users will be connected to 5G networks by 2022.

North America (NA) will dominate the industry with nearly 25 per cent of 5G subscriptions in 2022. Asia Pacific will fall next with about 10 per cent of the share.

The Middle East and Africa will shift from predominantly GSM/EDGE only to approximately 80 percent of users being connected to WCDMA/HSPA and LTE. The report further points out that the mobile subscriber base is estimated to scale 6.8 billion with over 95 per cent people being connected to 4G or 5G networks.

Ericsson chief strategy officer and technology officer Ulf Ewaldsson opined that almost 90 per cent of smartphone subscriptions are on 3G and 4G networks today, and standardised 5G networks are expected to be available in 2020. He further added that 5G would help automation, IoT and big data.

The world added 84 million new mobile subscriptions during the third quarter of 2016 with India leading regarding net additions with 15 million, with China closely following with 14 million new mobile subscribers.

The report points out that the mobile video traffic will grow 50 per cent every year through 2022, accounting for about 75 per cent of all the mobile data traffic. Social media traffic will be the second type of traffic that will dominate the mobile traffic growing 39 per cent each year.

As for as live streaming is concerned, two in every five smartphone users are interested in live streaming apps in India and other high-growth countries like Brazil, Indonesia and Oman. The reports suggest that the figure dropping to one in every five smartphone users in the United States of America.

Along with 5G and Mobile Broadband, IoT will also see significant growth, with approximately 29 billion devices connected to the internet, out of which 18 billion of the devices relating to IoT.

Latest Reads

https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/21/FB_800_NEW.jpg?itok=AZAMFz3l
Facebook rolls out new suite of interactive ad solutions

MUMBAI: Facebook is rolling out a suite of new interactive ad solutions today including Poll ads, Augmented Reality (AR) ads, Instagram poll stickers for Stories ads, and Brand Playables. The new Ad solutions released today are built on people’s natural desire to interact, engage, and touch....

iWorld Social Media
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/21/Mobile_OTT.jpg?itok=MSEJPPPH
Netflix announces ‘Drive’, first original film with Dharma Productions

Netflix announced that Dharma Productions’ Drive will premiere as a Netflix Film exclusively on the service around the world. Directed by Tarun Mansukhani, the action-thriller heist film is Netflix’s first original film with Dharma Productions.

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/20/thinki.jpg?itok=J2AysLm6
The quirky ‘#IdeaChor’ campaign turns into a digital success for MX Player

MUMBAI: Within 7 months of launch and with 17 Originals, MX Player is India’s leading streaming platform that caters to 75 Mn Daily Active Users. However, the brand has been the talk of town for the past few days – ever since the strange #IdeaChor started trending on social media. While both the...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/20/vigo.jpg?itok=Ph0WzhC3
Vigo India celebrates two years of connecting communities

MUMBAI: Vigo Video, India’s fastest-growing short-video platform, successfully completes two  years that sums up the brands transformation into a community building and relationship moulding platform. With over 20 million monthly active users, Vigo Video has brought Indian communities together...

iWorld Video On Demand
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/20/Peggy_Johnson-Rishika_Lulla_Singh.jpg?itok=02LHomMz
Eros Now partners Microsoft to build next gen online video platform by leveraging Azure

MUMBAI: Eros Now, the digital arm of Eros International Plc announced a collaboration with Microsoft  to build a next generation online video platform on Microsoft Azure targeted at better consumer experience. The partnership will also help the latter to expand in the Indian market as it is one of...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/20/ACT.jpg?itok=aL7eMjrF
ACT enters TRAI’s top 5 broadband players list

South Indian wired broadband internet services provider Atria Convergence Technologies Limited was among Telecom Regulatory Authority of India (TRAI) list of top 5 broadband internet services providers in the month ended 31 July 2019 (Jul-19, month or period under consideration).

iWorld Broadband
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/20/ZEE5_800_NEW.jpg?itok=sXF-FE_e
ZEE5 announces strategic partnership with OnePlus for much-awaited OnePlus TV

MUMBAI: ZEE5, India’s fastest growing ConTech brand, has entered into a strategic partnership with OnePlus, the global technology company for its upcoming OnePlus TV. Through this partnership, ZEE5 will come pre-installed on all OnePlus TVs giving consumers access to a wide repertoire of content...

iWorld Video On Demand
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/19/hotstar.jpg?itok=4Ryp5mcV
Catch Up with The Best Emmy nominated shows on Hotstar Premium

MUMBAI: With maximum nominations in its kitty, Hotstar Premium is the destination to catch up on all the shows that are in the running for the 71st Emmy Awards, scheduled for later this month. Veep amazed us, Game of Thrones downplayed all the expectations and Chernobyl blew it up! Before the big...

iWorld Over The Top Services
https://www.indiantelevision.com/sites/default/files/styles/340x340/public/images/tv-images/2019/09/19/Gourav-Rakshit.jpg?itok=W_OLx0NQ
Viacom18's Gourav Rakshit on Colors Telugu digital-first launch, advertiser strategy, digital measurement

Viacom18 is taking two bulls by the horn. Not only has it targeted the regional market but is doing so in a digital-first manner. Colors Telugu is soon to be launched on VOOT, Viaom18’s over the top platform.

iWorld Over The Top Services

Sign up for our Newsletter

subscribe for latest stories