Project Growth in Transmitted Data by Connection Type (image) University of California - Santa Barbara Share Print E-Mail Caption Cisco estimates that an additional 19 billion devices will be connected to global networks, average broadband speeds will increase 4x, and Internet users will total 3.4 billion. This growth results in a 29 percent annual increase in network traffic with an increasing shift toward mobile users. Credit Cisco; Report: Usage Restrictions None Share Print E-Mail Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.