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Enough to go around? Connected devices to hit 8 billion

Discussion in 'IPTV Hardware' started by Athlon646464, Oct 9, 2013.

  1. Athlon646464

    Athlon646464 Gold Members DBSTalk Gold Club

    Feb 23, 2007
    Uxbridge, MA
    Enough to go around? Connected devices to hit 8 billion

    In some eye-popping research figures from the Broadband Technology Service at HIS inc, it is anticipated that over eight billion internet-connected devices – such as tablets, smart TVs, games consoles, smartphones, connected set-top boxes, Blu-ray players and PCS –will be installed worldwide by 2017.

    This would make there enough for one-and-a-bit each, incredibly enough (keeping in mind the current global population), and will represent a nearly 90 percent increase from 4.3 billion in 2013.

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