Posted by: Michael Mandel on February 15
This is really a sidebar to the knowledge economy story. Level 3 Communications just reported that “IP traffic carried across Level 3’s transatlantic network has doubled in the last twelve months.” Level 3 operates one of the biggest Internet backbones in the world, so this is major stuff.
Another data point: Telegeography, a research company, estimates that “average trans-Atlantic internet traffic grew 42% between 2004 and 2005.”
It’s all about the information flows.
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