2016 Telecommunications Trends: More Choices, Less Lock-In

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Content Is Driving Data Usage

Wi-Fi is becoming ubiquitous, cellular data speeds are increasing and prices are dropping, making it easier for people to stay connected all the time — not just to people but to content. Carriers are forming strategic relationships with media companies and content providers to continue to drive up usage, which is expected to jump up from 2.5GB monthly usage to 14.5GB by 2020.

2015 was a great year for the U.S. consumer — rates came down and carriers started shifting away from two-year contracts, giving customers more choice. So what's in store for 2016? David Glickman, CEO of Ultra Mobile, believes it is the year of going global, more devices than ever before, and fewer contractual commitments. Take a look at these six trends for 2016.

 

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