How big is the Internet?

Saku Ytti saku at
Wed Aug 14 16:27:59 UTC 2013

On (2013-08-14 10:32 -0400), Sean Donelan wrote:

> What are the current estimates about the size of the Internet, all IP
> networks including managed IP and private IP, and all telecommunications
> including analog voice, video, sensor data, etc?

One interesting datapoint might be how many OUI have been allocated, it's
about 18k, 2**24 potential MAC addresses in each, so we have 300billion MAC
addresses, which is smaller number than what I would have expected.


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