When the Web was born as a commercial service on the Internet in 1993, simple pictures and even grainy animations began to consume available bandwidth and push our appetites for better screen technology.
Fast-forward 20 years: the Internet has become an entertainment platform.
Sometime this year, the 80% threshold of all network traffic will be attributable to video. Two-thirds of all mobile traffic will also be video-based. Demand for bandwidth is about to increase more than 100-fold as ultra-high definition entertainment and related offerings enter the mainstream. And while computing power and data storage capacity have grown exponentially over the past 20 years, the same cannot be said about bandwidth.
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