Allot Mobiletrends: Global Mobile Broadband Traffic Report Shows Significant 72% Growth In Worldwide

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MEDIA RELEASE PR38120

Allot MobileTrends: Global Mobile Broadband Traffic Report Shows Significant 72% Growth in

Worldwide Mobile Data Bandwidth Usage in H2, 2009


BOSTON, Mass., Feb. 8 /PRNewswire-AsiaNet/ --


    

    - Video is The Single Most Influential Factor Driving the Need for

Increased Network Capacity; Youtube Captures 10% of Global Mobile Bandwidth


    Allot Communications Ltd. ( http://www.allot.com/ ) (NASDAQ: ALLT), a leader in IP service optimization

and revenue generation solutions based on  Dynamic Actionable Recognition Technology (DART), announced

today that its Allot MobileTrends: Global Mobile Broadband Traffic Report 

(http://www.allot.com/mobiletrends.html) indicates that worldwide mobile data bandwidth usage has increased

significantly by approximately 72% during the second half of 2009. Over-the-top applications such as YouTube

and Skype are driving this continued momentum in mobile broadband growth. APAC leads the growth with

86%; EMEA posted 70% growth and the Americas 59%. The Allot MobileTrends Report, which tracks global

IP application usage and growth, collected statistics from leading mobile operator networks worldwide with a 

combined user base of more than 180 million subscribers.




    The Allot MobileTrends Report validates video as a mainstream medium and demonstrates that it is the

single most influential factor driving the need for increased mobile network capacity. However, with P2P

remaining the biggest cause of cell congestion in the top 5% of cells, mobile broadband networks are still

facing the same challenges as fixed networks – growing bandwidth demands, congestion, as well as finding

ways to enhance the user experience and to lessen the negative impact of a few subscribers on the

network.


    According to Allot MobileTrends Report:


    - HTTP streaming continues to be the fastest growing

      application with a 99% increase; its global mobile broadband share grew 

      by 50% between Q2 and Q4, 2009.


    - YouTube accounted for 10% of global bandwidth during Q3 and

      Q4, 2009.


    - FaceBook experienced tremendous growth of 180% during the

      second half of 2009.


    - Skype is the undisputed VoIP traffic market leader,

      accounting for 77% of the global VoIP bandwidth; VoIP and IM 

      applications have increased significantly by almost 47%.


    - HTTP downloads grew by 73%, and have become a feasible

      alternative for massive file sharing.


    - P2P is the single largest factor leading to cell congestion

      which accounts for 34% of bandwidth utilization in the top 5% of cells.


    "Our MobileTrends Report is a valuable tool for mobile network operators who need insight into subscriber

behavior across applications and regions," said Rami Hadar, President and CEO of Allot Communications. "It

highlights how mobile data services are evolving and the extent of their influence over the subscriber, which in

turn, helps the operator understand the significance of adapting their networks for the continued demand for

optimized bandwidth." 


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    The Allot MobileTrends Report data was collected from July 1 to December 31, 2009 using the long term

reporting capabilities of Allot NetXplorer (http://www.allot.com/NetXplorer.html), Allot's centralized

management and reporting system. The length of the collection period allows accurate identification of usage

trends and patterns, reducing the influence of temporary events in the monitored networks.


    The full Allot MobileTrends: Global Mobile Bandwidth Report (complete with graphics) can be found on



    About Allot Communications


    Allot Communications Ltd. (NASDAQ: ALLT) is a leading provider of intelligent IP service optimization

solutions for fixed and mobile broadband operators and large enterprises. Allot's rich portfolio of solutions

leverages dynamic actionable recognition technology (DART) to transform broadband pipes into smart

networks that can rapidly and efficiently deploy value added Internet services. Allot's scalable, carrier-grade

solutions provide the visibility, topology awareness, security, application control and subscriber management

that are vital to managing Internet service delivery, enhancing user experience, containing operating costs,

and maximizing revenue in broadband networks.


    Safe Harbor Statement


    Information provided in this press release may contain statements relating to current expectations,

estimates, forecasts and projections about future events that are "forward-looking statements" as

defined in the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements generally

relate to Allot's plans, objectives and expectations for future operations. These forward-looking statements are

based upon management's current estimates and projections of future results or trends. Actual future results

may differ materially from those projected as a result of certain risks and uncertainties. These factors include,

but are not limited to: changes in general economic and business conditions and, specifically, a decline in

demand for Allot's products; Allot's inability to develop and introduce new technologies, products and

applications; loss of market; and other factors discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in Allot's annual

report on Form 20-F filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements

are made only as of the date hereof, and Allot undertakes no obligation to update or revise the forward-looking

statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


    Allot Communications Contacts: 


    Jonathon Gordon

    Director of Marketing

    Allot Communications

    Tel: +972-9-7628423

    jgordon@allot.com


    PR Contact

    Danielle Matthews

    Calysto Communications

    Tel: +1-404-266-2060 x27

    dmatthews@calysto.com


    SOURCE: Allot Communications Ltd.



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