- IP traffic will nearly double every two years through 2012. Total IP traffic will increase by a factor of six from 2007 to 2012.
- Despite the growth of P2P traffic, as a percentage of consumer Internet traffic it dropped to 51% at the end of 2007, down from 60% the year before.
- Video is now approximately one-quarter of all consumer Internet traffic, not including the amount of video exchanged through P2P file sharing.
- Internet traffic is growing fastest in Latin America, followed by Western Europe and Asia-Pacific
Monday, June 23, 2008
Cisco's 2007-2012 IP network traffic forecast
A Cisco outlook for IP traffic makes fascinating (if probably a self-serving...) reading: Cisco Visual Networking Index - Forecast and Methodology, 2007–2012.