Relevant Affect Factors of Smartphone Mobile Data Traffic

  • Siniša Husnjak Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb
  • Dragan Peraković Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb
  • Ivan Cvitić Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb
Keywords: data traffic, Internet, smart mobile phones, mobile communication,


Smartphones are used to access a wide range of different information and communication services and perform functions based on data transfer. A number of subscription contracts for smartphones is rapidly increasing, and the development of mobile communications network provides higher speed of data transfer. The continuous increase in the average amount of data traffic per one subscriber contract leads to an increase in the total Mobile Data Traffic (MDT), globally. This research represents a summary of factors that affect the amount of smartphone MDT. Previous literature shows only a few of the factors individually that affect the realization of smartphone MDT. The results of the research clarify the ways which influence the amount of MDT generated by a smartphone. This paper increases the awareness of the users of the methods of generating smartphone MDT. The research also allows users to specify parameters that affect the prediction of generated MDT of a smartphone.

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Siniša Husnjak, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb

Department of Information and Communication Traffic

Research Assistant

Dragan Peraković, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb

Department of Information and Communication Traffic

Head of Department

Ivan Cvitić, Faculty of Transport and Traffic Sciences, University of Zagreb

Department of Information and Communication Traffic



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Husnjak S, Peraković D, Cvitić I. Relevant Affect Factors of Smartphone Mobile Data Traffic. Promet [Internet]. 2016Aug.31 [cited 2023Sep.29];28(4):435-44. Available from:

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