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Anticipating the Bandwidth Bottleneck
Consumer demands in today's media-crazed world, where they create, consume, and share media, continue to grow in ways never imagined possible. Due to multitasking, they are packing more media consumption into smaller slices of time, significantly increasing the amount of bandwidth needed to support individual viewing habits. This paper examines trends in consumer content consumption and helps to project the future bandwidth requirements of broadband connections to the home.