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Netflix Still Eats a Third of the Web Every Night; Amazon, HBO and Hulu Trail Behind

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For the last three years, Netflix has accounted for a third of the Internet traffic zipping into North American homes every night. But Web video competitors like Amazon, HBO and Hulu all say they’re seeing significant growth. So is anyone cutting into Netflix’s lead? Not really, says Sandvine, the broadband service...
Netflix Still Eats a Third of the Web Every Night; Amazon, HBO and Hulu Trail Behind
Sorry internet: The Super Bowl still happens elsewhere

DailyDirt: The Ever-Growing Growth Of Data...

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There are a lot of reasons to be optimistic about the future. Some folks will always predict doom and gloom, but we say, "The Sky Is Rising!" (loud and proud -- and again with sequel The Sky Is Rising 2). The advent of digital information has created an enormous wealth...
DailyDirt: The Ever-Growing Growth Of Data...

Apple's iTunes and Mac App Store Traffic Increases Ninefold for iOS 6 Launch Day [iOS Blog]

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Networking company Sandvine today took a look (via The Loop) at Apple's iTunes Store and Mac App Store traffic yesterday as compared to the previous two Wednesdays, noting that traffic spiked to nine times it usual levels with the release of iOS 6, OS X 10.8.2, and a host of...
Apple's iTunes and Mac App Store Traffic Increases Ninefold for iOS 6 Launch Day [iOS Blog]
Here's what the Internet looked like on the East Coast during Sandy

Report: North American Internet Data Usage Up 120% In The Last Year, Netflix Still Responsible For 33% Of Peak Traffic

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Our thirst for more Internet seems to be insatiable. According to the latest data from broadband network solutions provider Sandvine, fixed network data usage increased by 120% in the past year in North America. The average household now uses about 52GB per month, up from just 23GB last year. That’s...
Report: North American Internet Data Usage Up 120% In The Last Year, Netflix Still Responsible For 33% Of Peak Traffic
Watch what Apple's OS update did to one network's traffic

BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”

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Over the years we have been following various reports on Internet traffic changes, specifically in relation to BitTorrent. One of the emerging trends is BitTorrent and P2P traffic as a whole losing its share of total Internet traffic, in the U.S. at least. This downward spiral is confirmed by a...
BitTorrent Traffic Booms Due to “Licensing Challenges”
Media Streaming Challenges App Store Downloads for Leading Share of iTunes Store Traffic
Sandvine report confirms: video makes bandwidth hogs of us all

Netflix gobbles one-third of traffic at peak time in North America

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Sandvine also reports that total Internet data usage across North America is up a whopping 120 percent. [Read more]...
Netflix gobbles one-third of traffic at peak time in North America

That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

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YouTube is now responsible for 17.1 percent of all residential fixed-line downstream traffic in North America, according to Sandvine’s latest global internet phenomena report. The traffic management specialist’s report for the first half of 2013 still lists Netflix as the most popular bandwidth consumption pastime — 32.3 percent of all...
That's a lot of videos: YouTube now responsible for 17% of home Internet traffic

Want to see how close TV and broadband are? Check out this chart.

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Congress, along with many in the content industry, are wondering about the fate of television in an Internet Age. I don’t have answers about the future of television, but I did share a list of questions I think people in Congress and even in the industry should be asking about...
Want to see how close TV and broadband are? Check out this chart.

The future of TV isn’t TV, it’s broadband.

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As government strives to keep up with the broadband age, the Senate’s Commerce Committee held a hearing today covering the future of television, but midway through the hearing I realized that the Senate has it all wrong. The future of TV isn’t to be found in deregulation — it’s on...
The future of TV isn’t TV, it’s broadband.

Thanks to YouTube, Netflix and Facebook, IPv6 Traffic Hits New Heights On IPv6 Launch Day

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You probably didn’t notice, but yesterday was IPv6 Launch Day and thanks to support from major sites like YouTube, Netflix and others, it was quite a success. In 2011, a number of leading websites, ISPs and home router equipment manufacturers came together to test the successor of IPv4. This time...
Thanks to YouTube, Netflix and Facebook, IPv6 Traffic Hits New Heights On IPv6 Launch Day

Online Video Piracy Is Fading Away, Thanks To Netflix (NFLX, AMZN)

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Remember the threat of digital video piracy, the scourge of Hollywood? A new report suggests that it's dropping fast, thanks to licensed streaming services, chiefly Netflix. Netflix utterly dominates online-video traffic, according to a new study by Sandvine, accounting for 33 percent of peak traffic in North America. Amazon, its...
Online Video Piracy Is Fading Away, Thanks To Netflix (NFLX, AMZN)

Internet usage plummeted during Super Bowl

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A study by Sandvine suggested that football fans huddled around their TVs were online 15 percent less than usual during the big game. [Read more]...
Internet usage plummeted during Super Bowl

US Internet usage dipped roughly 15% during the Super Bowl, despite CBS stream accounting for 3% of traffic

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Last year, the Super Bowl was the most-viewed television broadcast of any kind in American history. It’s thus not surprising that this year, the impact of NFL’s Super Bowl XLVII was huge too. In fact, just like last year, Internet usage in the US took a big hit during the...
US Internet usage dipped roughly 15% during the Super Bowl, despite CBS stream accounting for 3% of traffic

Mobile Broadband: You’re Gonna Pay for the Convenience

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We all know by now that people treat their mobile broadband connections like they treat their wireline connections — downloading as much data and expecting the same rapid performance. But Sandvine (you may remember it as the company that helped Comcast block P2P files) has released data showing exactly how...
Mobile Broadband: You’re Gonna Pay for the Convenience

Sandvine: Netflix up to 29 percent of North American internet traffic, YouTube is fast on the rise

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When we last checked in on one of Sandvine's traffic studies, Netflix had just edged past BitTorrent as the largest source of internet traffic in North America while YouTube was still a small-timer. A year has made quite the difference. Netflix is up to 28.8 percent in a new...
Sandvine: Netflix up to 29 percent of North American internet traffic, YouTube is fast on the rise
Dogs on Skateboards, on Your Phone: YouTube Dominates Mobile Streaming

Auvik, Started By A Sandvine Co-Founder And An Ex-BlackBerry CTO, Gets $6M To Take Enterprise Network Control To The Cloud

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Auvik Networks, a Canadian enterprise networking startup co-founded by repeat entrepreneur Marc Morin (co-founder of now-public Sandvine and of PixStream, sold to Cisco); David Yach, a former CTO of BlackBerry’s software division; and ex-Sandvine product manager Alex Hoff, is today announcing that it’s raised it first round of outside funding:...
Auvik, Started By A Sandvine Co-Founder And An Ex-BlackBerry CTO, Gets $6M To Take Enterprise Network Control To The Cloud

The myth of the wireless spectrum crisis

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Last week, CTIA trumpeted the latest results of their semi-annual wireless industry survey with the headline “Consumer Data Traffic Increased 104 Percent.” Among their conclusions were that Americans have a voracious appetite for mobile data, and that the wireless industry in turn needs more spectrum to meet those demands. However,...
The myth of the wireless spectrum crisis
Forget video chat: The front camera on my smartphone is a mirror

You Spend a Lot of Time With Your Mobile Device at Home -- Even More if It's an iPad

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We’ve touched on this before, but worth repeating again: Your phones and tablets are amazing multimedia devices. But just because they’re mobile doesn’t mean you’re using them on the go. Here’s the latest reminder, via the broadband usage report Sandvine put out earlier this month. The Internet services company says that...
You Spend a Lot of Time With Your Mobile Device at Home -- Even More if It's an iPad

Netflix Has Plenty of Competitors, and None of Them Are Close

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Netflix has plenty of competitors selling streaming video on the Web. So far none of them is remotely close to challenging Reed Hastings and company. That’s a reasonable conclusion to draw from a new report out from Sandvine, the broadband service company that tracks Internet usage. Sandvine says that during...
Netflix Has Plenty of Competitors, and None of Them Are Close

BitTorrent Accounts for 35% of All Upload Traffic, VPNs are Booming

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Over the years we have been following various reports on changes in Internet traffic, specifically in relation to BitTorrent. One of the patterns that emerged with the rise of video streaming services is that BitTorrent is losing its share of total Internet traffic. This downward spiral is confirmed by the...
BitTorrent Accounts for 35% of All Upload Traffic, VPNs are Booming
Apple's iOS 6 Causes Massive Traffic Spike, Signals High Early Adoption Despite Maps Issues

YouTube Is 27% Of Mobile Video Traffic In N. America, Netflix Just 2%

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YouTube is the largest source of mobile video traffic, according to a new report from Sandvine, and now accounts for as much as 25% of network data, and no less than 12% at any given time. The report examined traffic across a selection of Sandvine’s 200+ customers in North America,...
YouTube Is 27% Of Mobile Video Traffic In N. America, Netflix Just 2%
Genius or foolish? Netflix debuts 'House of Cards' ahead of Super Bowl weekend
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