Mobile broadband laptop and netbook users to consume 1.3 exabytes of video per month worldwide by 2017

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Newly released forecasts by technology and media specialist Coda Research Consultancy show that portable laptop and netbook users will access 1.3 exabytes of video content per month by 2017 – a sixty fold increase over 2009. This figure will account for nearly three quarters of all global traffic via mobile broadband portables. The top region for video consumption will be Asia Pacific, which will account for just over half (53%) of all video traffic globally. To contrast, Europe will account for 26% of all global video traffic, and North America 14%.

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UK: Palm Pre coming via O2

On May 27, 2009, in Cell Phones, Latest News, by KLS

Looks like Vodafone and Orange lost out once again on an opportunity to gaining more customers. The UK’s largest mobile network O2 has won their bid to bring the Palm Pre to the UK. According to the Guardian, with already more than 20 million customers, O2 looks to stock up the device by the coming holiday season.

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Last week, Palm announced that the Pre will be available in the US from next month under an exclusive deal with Sprint for $199.99 (£129) on a two-year contract. While its not yet been revealed what pricing will be like here in the UK. It will be

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