Issue No.03 - May/June (2004 vol.8)
The long economic stagnation in the Internet's core might be soon coming to a close. The optic fiber laid in the bubble's heady days might soon be in demand not by commercial enterprises that need applications like video on demand, but by networks centered on educational centers that ship huge amounts of data to each other, and to their prospective public and private sector partners.
optical networks, IETF, GMPLS, generalized multiprotocol label switching
Greg Goth, "News", IEEE Internet Computing, vol.8, no. 3, pp. 9-12, May/June 2004, doi:10.1109/MIC.2004.10009