Global internet users to reach 4.8 billion by 2022

Last update: 28/11/2018

KUALA LUMPUR, Nov 28 (Bernama) -- Global internet users will make up 60 per cent (4.8 billion users) of the world’s population by 2022, according to the new Visual Networking Index (VNI) by Cisco.

Cisco said in a statement that the figure is up from 3.4 billion in 2017 or 45 per cent of the world’s population.

Cisco VNI looks at the impact that users, devices and other trends will have on global IP networks over a five-year period (2017 to 2022).

Based on the index, Cisco also predicts that global IP traffic will be more than triple – expected to reach 396 exabytes per month by 2022, up from 122 exabytes per month in 2017.

There will be also 28.5 billion fixed and mobile personal devices and connections, up from 18 billion in 2017 – or 3.6 networked devices/connections per person, from 2.4 per person.....