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03 Nov 2011
Twitter is currently one of the most popular and fastest growing applications in the internet. Created in 2006 by Jack Dorsey and Biz Stone, it is a micro-blogging system which has rapidly attracted a large number of users to become one of the most successful platforms for both social interaction and information diffusion. On Twitter, a user can post messages, otherwise known as ‟tweets”, of up to 140 characters. Twitter is currently used by around 200 million internauts who upload more than 140 million tweets to the system every day. Download Press release (502 Kb)
31 Oct 2011
With YouTube reaching 3 billion views per day and 2 days' worth of uploaded videos every minute in 2011, Internet traffic has reached unprecedented figures. Demand, coupled with increasing security threats, has led to a decrease in bandwidth availability and has, at times, cast doubt over the strength of Internet design altogether. Download Press release (146Kb)
27 Oct 2011
Interview with Darek Kowalski, Visiting Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks Download Press Release (130Kb)
26 Oct 2011
Although wireless communication, especially on the frontier-like ISM band, is fraught with hidden dangers, the vendors working together in the IEEE and Wi-Fi Alliance have managed to successfully shepherd wireless LAN technology from humble beginnings to the reasonably reliable high performance we enjoy today.  
24 Oct 2011
EU-funded project TRILOGY has seen European researchers improve Internet traffic management and preserve high quality connections: all this in the context of present-day social, economic and technical demands.
13 Oct 2011
With tens of millions of users, download events every day, 60% of Europe’s upstream traffic and 20% of its downstream traffic, BitTorrent is the world’s most popular P2P file-sharing application and represents a significant portion of current Internet traffic. . This level of popularity, however, not only attracts regular file-sharing users but others with malicious intentions. Download Press release (155Kb)
29 Sep 2011
An award-winning study tackles the challenge of energy saving in wireless cellular networks, proposing innovative solutions for energy performance optimization and a holistic approach to further research and development on this topic of fundamental socio-economic importance. Download press release (216KB)
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22 Sep 2011
Interview with Pierre Francois, Staff Researcher, Institute IMDEA Networks Download press release (205KB)
16 Sep 2011
According to a new study, access networks including modems, home gateways, and DSL Access Multiplexers (DSLAMs), are responsible for 70-80% of total network-based energy consumption. Download press release (176KB)
13 Sep 2011
Dr. Antonio de la Oliva is to act as Vice-Chair of the IEEE 802.21b standards group on Media Independent Handover Services Download press release (110KB)