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By the Numbers: Mobility

Connected Car Revenues in 2022: $155.9B

The global car market has the potential to build value from the sale of connected car packages to end customers—fully $155.9 billion in 2022, up from $52.5 billion in 2017, an average annual growth rate of 24.3%.
— Connected Car Report 2016, Strategy&, part of PwC, September 2016


Global Internet Users / Mobile Penetration


Estimated mobile-cellular penetration rates per 100 inhabitants for 2017.
— “ICT Facts and Figures 2017​,” UN specialized agency for information & communication technologies, July 2017


India now far surpasses the U.S. as the second largest market of internet users.
— Internetworldstats.com, March 2017


Billions of Global, On-the-Go Connections

Mobile broadband subscriptions have grown >20% annually in the last five years; expected to reach 4.3 billion globally by the end of 2017.
— “ICT Facts and Figures 2017​,” UN specialized agency for information & communication technologies, July 2017

Total number of global, mobile connections, including machine-to-machine connections; a 4.7% year-to-year increase.
— GSMA Intelligence, August 2017

 

Total number of global, unique mobile users; a 4.76% year-to-year increase.
— GSMA Intelligence, August 2017


U.S. Mobile Phone Ownership

In 2016, more younger Americans were dependent on smartphones as their means of internet access. Over 10% of American adults who own a smartphone do not have traditional home broadband service.
— Pew Research Center, January 2017

95%

Nearly all Americans—95%—own a cellphone of some kind, and 77% of them are smartphones.
— Pew Research Center, January 2017


93% of Americans who earn more than $75,000 a year own smartphones.
— Pew Research Center, January 2017