Marty Pens Cooper’s Law: Data Over Usable Spectrum Doubles Every 30 Months – 1997

Marty penned Cooper’s Law in 1997, which states:

“The maximum number of voice conversations or equivalent data transactions that can be conducted in all of the useful radio spectrum over a given area has doubled every 30 months for more than 100 years and will continue to do so indefinitely.”

Below is the diagram Marty put together to explain Cooper’s Law:

Coopers Law with2

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