Traffic growth at a high and steady rate challenges data communication. Traffic growth implies that both local and distanced communication media are increasing at a high rate. Businesses are further challenged to increase communication capacity in ways that are cost-effective.
The development of new services pushes the end users to change the way they communicate. This change in behavior calls for an expansion of communication media.
Emerging technologies have enabled a high data traffic rate and support of a wide range of services in modern-day data communications.