Opra Projections Frustrate Options Players

By July, firms will need capacity to handle 1,387,000 messages per second (mps), an increase of 480,000 mps from the 907,000 mps that Opra predicted subscribers would need by that date in July last year (IMD, July 16, 2007).

The updated projections also specify that required capacity will increase by 30 percent to 1,807,000 mps between July and next January. During the same period, total messages per day will increase from 7.3 billion to 9.7 billion messages. Bandwidth recommendations, which