As reported by Cnet.com, Mary Meeker, a partner at Silicon Valley venture capital firm Kleiner Perkins Caufield & Byers Meeker, speaking today at the AllThingsD D11 Conference, reported that 2.4 billion people around the world are on the Internet, an 8% year-over-year gain.
Only 34% of the world’s population is online.
In the U.S., the Internet penetration is 78%.
In May 2009 mobile devices were only 0.9% of Internet traffic .
In 2010 mobile grew to 2.4%.
Ms. Meeker said that mobile devices are now responsible for 15% of Internet traffic and she predicts by the end of next year, mobile devices could account for 30% of all Internet traffic.
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