Monthly Archives: February 2015

Vol. 70, n° 1-2, January-February 2015
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Long-term drivers of broadband traffic in next-generation networks

P. Loskot1, M. A. M. Hassanien1, F. Farjady2, M. Ruffini3 and D. Payne3
(1) Swansea University, UK
(2) Aston University, Birmingham, UK
(3) University of Dublin, Ireland

Abstract This paper is concerned with long-term (20+ years) forecasting of broadband traffic in next-generation networks. Such long-term approach requires going beyond extrapolations of past traffic data while facing high uncertainty in predicting the future developments and facing the fact that, in 20 years, the current network technologies and architectures will be obsolete.» Read the summary

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