Britain may be forced to ration the internet, expert warns, as web use could consume 100% of nation’s power supply by 2035

Britain could be forced to introduce internet rationing, after an expert warned it could consume the country’s entire power supply within 20 years.Experts said we were close to “filling up” the nation’s network of optical fibres for the first time ever, with the demands of popular video-streaming websites like YouTube and Netflix putting an unprecedented strain on communications infrastructure.
www.independent.co.uk/news/science/britain-may-be-forced-to-ration-the-internet-expert-warns-as-web-use-could-consume-100-of-nations-power-supply-by-2035-10222638.html

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