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FCC Chairman Warns of Web Traffic Jam

Wireless traffic to increase 30 times due to online video, other bandwidth eaters.

The FCC’s chairman warned Wednesday of ”a looming spectrum crisis” if the government fails to find ways to come up with more bandwidth for mobile devices.

Julius Genachowski said the government is tripling the amount of spectrum available for commercial uses. The problem is that many industry experts predict wireless traffic will increase 30 times because of online video and other bandwidth-heavy applications.

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