How big is the Internet? usage of electricity = coal for ICT

Vesna Manojlovic BECHA at ripe.net
Fri Aug 16 09:42:21 UTC 2013


Hi,

On 14/08/13 9:00 , Sean Donelan wrote:
>
> I should have remembered, NANOG prefers to correct things.  So here are
> several estimates about how much IP/Internet traffic is downloaded
> in a month.  Does anyone have better numbers, or better souces of
> numbers that can be shared?

No source, but a pretty quote:

"In the near future, hourly Internet traffic will exceed the Internet’s 
annual traffic in the year 2000."

http://thebreakthrough.org/index.php/programs/economic-growth/bracing-for-the-cloud/ 


Vesna



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