Global Wearable Device Data Traffic, 2013-2018 [TABLE]

Data released in February 2014 by Cisco Systems gave some insight into wearable device usage—and forecast it would see massive growth in the coming years. Wearable device connections were expected to rise from 22 million in 2013 to 177 million in 2018—a jump of more than 704.5%. In addition, the source estimated that data traffic, which stood at two petabytes per month in 2013, would reach 61 petabytes monthly in 2018. Read the rest at eMarketer.