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  • The Intel 4004 processor held 2,300 transistors in 1971. The Xbox One chip holds 5 billion in 2013.
  • Since mobile devices are bandwidth hogs, 71% of all wireless traffic is via Wi-Fi.
  • Data is projected to grow 66% through 2017 to 11.2 Exabytes per month. That’s the equivalent to more than 5 billion hours of HD video.
  • Total traffic volumes from 2012 ALONE exceed all previous years COMBINED.
  • This year, mobile consumers own an average of 3.9 connected services. That’s a 67% increase from 2011.
  • Tablets will almost out ship all other PC from factors combined. This will form 50% of the total client PC market.
  • Globally, there are 7 billion mobile phones, 1.5 billion are Smartphone. There were just 12 million users 23 years ago.
  • Time it took to reach 50 million users. Radio 38 years, TV 13 years, Internet 4 years, Facebook 3.5 years, Instagram 6 months and Angry Birds 35 days.
  • The most frequent used app in the word is Google Maps followed by Facebook and YouTube.
  • Facebook has 1.19 billion active users. LinkedIn has 259 million and Twitter has 232 million.
  • Facebook ranked as the top Smartphone app reaching over 74% of the app audience.
  • 58% of US Smartphone users spent most of their time on entertainment apps.
  • Over 147 million people in the US own Smartphone. That’s a 62% mobile market penetration.
  • Smartphone are expected to outsell feature phones this year for the first time ever.
  • Mobile phones are projected to consume more mobile data this year than PCs, tablets and other devices.
  • All age groups are using Smartphone. Even 38% of 2 year olds use mobile devices.
  • The new A7 processor in the iPhone 5s has more than 1 billion transistors and a 64 bit desktop class architecture. That’s 40 times faster than the original iPhone.
  • Smartphone customers spend an average of 115 minutes per week using social networking apps on their device.
  • 57% of mobile customers will abandon your site if they have to wait 3 seconds for a page to load.
  • We spend nearly 40% of our Internet time on our mobile devices.
  • For every 100 milliseconds in load time, sales decrease by 1%.
  • 30% of mobile shoppers abandon a transaction if the experience is not optimized for mobile.
  • 41% of households worldwide are connected to the Internet.
  • 80% of consumers plan to participate in mobile commerce within the next year. A 41% increase from where we are today.
  • More than 38% of US households are wireless-only. Mobile broadband is creating a wireless-only world.
  • 34% of mobile Internet subscribers use their phones as their primary internet device in the US.
  • The majority of enterprises are creating business apps for both consumers (60%) and employees (56%).
  • Worldwide, mobile app users stood at 1,186 million in at the beginning of 2013. Expected to reach 4.4b by the end of 2017.
  • There are over 2 million apps at Google Play and Apple’s App Store. 50 billion Apple and 48 billion Google have been downloaded.

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