Net video explosion triggers traffic jam worries
Posted on 24th February, 2006
Have you noticed that you are watching video clips on the Internet more frequently lately? With this new blog and my other funny stuff blog at OffbeatEnough.com at least I did noticed. Apparently we and the rest of the Internet population are not alone as the amount of online videos is skyrocketing.
This phenomena has caused some concern over the possible traffic jam caused by increased video downloads. From the article
Business and entertainment content worth billions of dollars now flows over ordinary ISP networks. Internet voice calls, which can be garbled by any network congestion, are increasingly common. Serious online hiccups could be as irritating, and potentially economically damaging, as persistent L.A. traffic jams.