Traffic


Ericsson: mobile video traffic to grow 50% annually

Mobile video traffic is forecast to grow by around 50% annually through 2022, when it will account for nearly 75% of all mobile data traffic, according to Ericsson. The company’s latest Mobility Report claims that social networking, the second biggest data traffic type after video, is forecast to grow by 39% annually over the coming […]

Akamai: video to drive seven-fold traffic increase by 2020

Content delivery network Akamai is likely to see a more than seven-fold increase in traffic in 2020 due to massive growth in video traffic, according to company executive Ian Munford. Speaking at TV Connect in London this week, Akamai’s director of product marketing, digital media, said that currently the CDN’s traffic peaks at 36 terabits […]

YouTube watch-time up 60% as reach passes cable TV

The time people spent watching video on YouTube increased 60% year-on-year in Q2, with the site’s reach surpassing that of cable TV for viewers under 50, according to Google. Announcing its second quarter earnings results, the search giant said that watch-time on YouTube saw its fastest rate of growth in two years. On mobile devices […]