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Broadband & Internet

Behind The Numbers: Growth in the Internet of Things

@juliannetwin

March 20, 2015

The Internet isn’t merely developing, it’s exploding, and the numbers prove it. Take a look at our graphic below — it shows the advancing surge of connected devices using the Internet.

And today, there are more connected devices than there are human beings on the planet. This expansion isn’t just from cell phones, tablets and computers – it’s thanks to toothbrushes, stovetops and millions of other devices that now have IP addresses. Estimates show that there will be over 50 billion connected devices by 2020!

Fast, ubiquitous Wi-Fi and increasing home broadband speeds will drive the Internet of Things and the ever-expanding web.

Internet-of-Things

For more stats and facts about broadband Internet, visit our new page: Broadband By The Numbers.

John Solit

@johnsolit

November 7, 2014


Broadband & Internet

Are We Ready for an Internet of Things?

@johnsolit

November 7, 2014

The Internet of things: It’s the idea that one day the Internet will be as much a network of devices (phones, thermostats, dog collars, coffee machines, underpants, everything) as it is a network of computers today. It’s an awesome idea, but will it work? Will America’s broadband network be ready for all those devices? All…