Ericsson: Mobile Broadband Subscriptions Will Rise Five-fold by 2017

Swedish telecom giant Ericsson released a Traffic and Market Report in which it predicts that 85% of the world’s population will be covered by high-speed internet as early as 2017. It estimates that the total number of mobile broadband subscriptions will quintuple from 1.1 billion today to 5 billion in 2017. In the same period, smartphone subscriptions will rise from 700 million to 3 billion.  READ MORE.