3G traffic surges 85% in 2015, says Nokia

Sandeep GirotraTelecom network vendor Nokia has shared the MBiT Index study that reveals mobile broadband performance in India.

The report says 3G traffic grew 85 percent in 2015, following investment by telecom operators in 3G networks and availability of cost-effective smartphones.

Nokia says the monthly 3G data usage per user crossed 750 MB outpacing 2G traffic for the first time across all telecom circles in India.

According to the study, overall mobile data traffic grew by 50 percent, thanks to mature telecom network, device, and content ecosystem. 3G device penetration more than doubled last year.

Sandeep Girotra, head of India market, Nokia, said, “Aggressive 3G  network expansion in existing circles and new launches by telecom network operators have been instrumental in increasing data traffic in India.”

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