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Re: death of the net predicted by deloitte -- film at 11

  • From: Chris L. Morrow
  • Date: Sun Feb 11 13:10:17 2007

On Sun, 11 Feb 2007, Paul Vixie wrote:

> (i'm guessing kc will be on the phone soon, to get from them their data?)
> ...
> A recent report from Deloitte said 2007 could be the year the internet
> approaches capacity, with demand outstripping supply. It predicted bottlenecks
> in some of the net's backbones as the amount of data overwhelms the size of
> the pipes.

because people can't get more pipe? perhaps next time the news folks could
ask someone who runs a network what the problems are that face network
operators? (or did I miss the hue and cry on nanog-l about full pipes and
no more fiber to push traffic over? wasn't there in fact a hue and cry
about a 1) fiber glut, 2) only 4% of all fiber actually lit?)