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Mobile data traffic is on the rise, and—with sites like YouTube increasing their mobile traffic three-fold in the last year—the popularity of data-heavy video is one of the main reasons why. But some new research, once again, shows us that it’s just a small number of us mobile consumers who are using video. Is that good news or bad?
Figures from Bytemobile—a mobile traffic management specialist—show that video dominated mobile data traffic in 2010, accounting for over 40 percent of the total volume in wireless networks worldwide.