Cisco suggests traffic on the world’s networks will jump 46% a year from 2007 to 2012. In 2012, Cisco claims Internet video traffic will be a staggering 400x carried on the U.S. Internet backbone in 2000. Video-on-demand, IP-TV, P2P and Internet video will account for 90% of all consumer IP traffic in 2012.
For more, check out GigaOm, which suggests Cisco’s forecasts look reasonable.
Here’s a cool chart looking at Internet traffic growth around the world.