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Global internet bandwidth up 29% to 786 Tbps

Tuesday 28 September 2021 | 12:09 CET | News
Global internet bandwidth has increased by 29 percent in 2021, a return to more normal figures following last year's pandemic-driven surge of 34 percent, according to data compiled by TeleGeography. Total international bandwidth is currently 786 Tbps, representing a four-year CAGR of 29 percent, a substantial slowdown compared to the spike in traffic registered from 2019 to 2020, said the report.

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