CISCO, one of the world’s leaders in the IT industry, has published its VNI Global IP Traffic Forecast 2015–2020, which predicts online traffic for the upcoming years.

Among the report’s key conclusions are those concerning the role of video content within the Internet:

Videos will continue to be the dominant constituent of online traffic, quadrupling their share between 2015 and 2020. In 2020, videos will make up 82% of all online traffic;

Traffic related to video monitoring, which nearly doubled in the last year, will continue to gain importance, expanding 20-fold by 2020;

Virtual Reality (VR) technology will see a dynamic development. Online traffic related to VR quadrupled in the last year, and is going to increase over 60-fold by 2020.