Isn’t 5G the only way to meet our need for more and more data?

The mobile operators’ worldwide association, GSMA, shows in a 5G paper (5G-era Mobile Network Cost Evolution – Future Networks) that the increased pace of traffic growth is not driven by consumer demand, but by providers’ pace of 5G deployment.
The 5G industry is in search of market opportunities. 5G is not a response to market demands.