Ericsson mobile report confirms its smartphones, mobile video and mobile apps for everyone in the world

The Ericsson Mobility Report Mobile World Congress edition, February 2015 predicts continued growth in mobile subscriptions and traffic over the coming years. It also looks at the surging demand for mobile broadband, the growth in popularity of streaming video and the transition towards LTE in all regions.

Africa had 880 million mobile subscribers at then end of Q3 2014 and is adding about 23 million per quarter. Africa should be at about 950 million mobile subscribers now and should end 2015 with 1 billion.