Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI): Mobile Connection Speed

| September 8, 2016

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This Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Global Mobile Data Traffic Forecast infographic provides some of the global and regional highlights from the updated study that covers forecast for 2014 to 2019.

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