What's To Come

Discussions about trends and things in the future by Andy Huckaba

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Entries from November 2007

Degrading of the Internet?

November 21st, 2007 · No Comments

There is an interesting article titled “Internet ‘brownouts’ feared by 2010 as user traffic soars”, based on a study done by Nemertes Research. The premise is, “Rising demand for bandwidth-hogging Internet activities such as swapping music files and watching YouTube videos threatens to outstrip the Web’s infrastructure within three years”. That the outer edges of […]

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More Stats on Media Usage

November 5th, 2007 · No Comments

The November 5th Research Brief from the Center for Media Research is an article titled: Consumers Staying Tuned to TV’s, But Some Pick Online. What we see are astounding numbers of TV hours per household: According to the Nielsen report: The total average time a household had a TV set tuned during the 2006-2007 television […]

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Broadband Delimma – Part 3

November 1st, 2007 · No Comments

In a news release titled FCC Releases Broadband Access Data, Proposes Changes to Data Collection November 1, 2007 from CommunicationsDirect News, it appears that there is some positive movement in terms of understanding and redefining broadband: Kevin Martin, the chairman of the FCC, has also announced that following criticism of the 200 Kbps criteria as […]

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