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Another one of those "bandwidth overcapacity" opinions, only this one truly attempts to be alarming...

From the front page business section of today's Boston Globe, here's how it starts out:

<<If Mark Bruneau is right, tens of billions of dollars worth of stock market investment in
information-highway communications networks runs the risk of going up in smoke.>>

<<He predicts that within two years, the United States will have 400
times more telecommunications capacity than it had in 1998 - demand for space on networks to
carry computer traffic, video and voice calls will grow only 20 times.>>

<<
With one company alone, Qwest Communications International Inc., now building network
capacity that could move the the entire contents of the Library of Congress coast-to-coast in 20
seconds, a number of other analysts agree there is reason to question the need for the the
half-dozen more like it that are also under construction.>>

And so on, and so on.

Read the whole article at http://www.boston.com/dailyglobe2/191/business/Infobahn_glut+.shtml


Jeanie
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