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Internet Needs Structural Revamping to Keep Growing
Written by Daniel   
Wednesday, 02 December 2009 17:47

From Technology News

The supply of Internet addresses will run out in 2011 unless service providers adopt a new standard for assigning them. Online traffic has continued to accelerate at a dizzying pace, unaffected by the global recession, and demand for addresses to connect mobile devices, appliances and cars to the Web will only grow.

Internet traffic has continued to explode even during the global economic recession, but computing experts said it won't be able to keep growing indefinitely unless online service providers widely adopt an upgrade in the Net's fundamental structure.

Computer network authorities spoke on Tuesday about the pressing need to expand the number of Internet addresses at the annual convention of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers in Honolulu.  [More...] [Comments...]



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