Saturday, October 29, 2011

Internet Drives Capacity Demand

Internet capacity requirements have emerged as the principal source of overall communications bandwidth demand. As of 2011, international Internet bandwidth exceeds voice and private network bandwidth by a factor of 4. Given the Internet’s dominant role in bandwidth usage, Internet capacity data is an excellent proxy for overall demand for lit bandwidth on long-haul wholesale networks. Source: Global Internet GeographyAs of 2011, international Internet bandwidth exceeds voice and private network bandwidth by a factor of 400 percent, says TeleGeography.

Given the Internet’s dominant role in bandwidth usage, Internet capacity data is an excellent proxy for overall demand for lit bandwidth on long-haul wholesale networks.

Internet IS bandwidth

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