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Video over 60% of internet traffic; Netflix alone is 12%

Video makes up over 60% of the total downstream volume of traffic on the internet, a new report claims. According to the 2019 Global Internet Phenomena Report from network intelligence firm Sandvine, video is dominant on the internet. Netflix alone accounts for 12.60% of the total downstream volume of traffic across the entire internet and […]

Sandvine: Netflix leads as video accounts for 58% of web traffic

A total of 57.7% of all downstream internet traffic is video, with Netflix the number one source of this traffic globally, according to new research. Sandvine’s H1 2018 Global Internet Phenomena Report said that Netflix accounts for 15.0% of downstream traffic across the entire internet, and for 26.6% of video streaming traffic globally. YouTube came […]

Sandvine: 6.5% of North American homes access pirate TV streams

Some 6.5% of households in North America are accessing pirated live television services each month, according to new research by Sandvine. The Global Internet Phenomena Spotlight report claims that at this adoption rate, live TV piracy could cost communication service providers more than US$4 billion in revenue this year. The study states that that premium […]

Sandvine: 70% of Kodi boxes set up for pirated content

Some 68.6% of North American households with Kodi boxes also have unofficial add-ons configured to access unlicensed content, according to research by Sandvine. The broadband network solutions firm said that 8.8% of US and Canadian homes have at least one device in their household with an active Kodi installation. Overall, the study estimated that some […]

North American homes use seven connected devices on average

North American homes use an average of seven active connected devices, but laptops and PCs now account for less than 25% of traffic, according to new research by Sandvine. The broadband network solutions firm’s latest Global Internet Phenomena report claims that the average household uses over seven active devices each day, but 6% of households […]

Netflix accounts for 35% of North American web traffic

Netflix represents 35.2% of peak period downstream traffic on North American fixed internet networks, according to new research by broadband network solutions firm Sandvine. The 2016 Global Internet Phenomena report for Latin America and North America said the 35.2% figure was a modest decline from the 37.1% of traffic Netflix represented six months, which Sandvine […]

Netflix now accounts for 37% of North American web traffic

Netflix now accounts for 37.1% of North American web traffic in peak evening hours, with video and audio streaming making up 70% of overall web use, according to new research. Sandvine’s latest Global Internet Phenomena report found that Netflix, YouTube and Amazon Video were the top three sources of downstream video traffic on fixed access […]

Netflix now accounts for 4.8% of European web traffic

Netflix now accounts for 4.82% of peak downstream traffic on European fixed-line networks, up from 3.44% in autumn last year, according to Sandvine. The broadband network solutions firm’s latest ‘Global Internet Phenomena’ report for Europe and Asia-Pacific said that Netflix accounts for more than 20% of network traffic in the UK and Ireland, while in […]

Netflix ‘slowly increases’ North American web domination

Netflix continues to “slowly increase its domination” of North American fixed internet networks, accounting for 36.5% of downstream traffic in the peak evening hours, according to Sandvine. The broadband network solutions firm said in its latest ‘Global Internet Phenomena’ report noted that Netflix’s share of web traffic was up slightly from its second half of […]

Netflix dominates traffic as Amazon ups share

Netflix remains by far the most-used paid for website in North America during peak hours, while Amazon Prime Instant Video is officially now the second-most used paid-for service, according to a new report. Netflix accounts for 34.9% of downstream traffic in peak hours in North America, broadband solution intelligence firm Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena Report […]