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Seventy percent of internet traffic to be encrypted in 2016

Friday 12 February 2016 | 09:16 CET | News
Approximately 70 percent of global internet traffic will be encrypted in 2016, with many networks exceeding 80 percent, according to a report by Sandvine that uses data collected from networks in North America, Europe, and Latin America. North American fixed networks have the lowest share of encrypted traffic, globally, thanks to the popularity of streaming video applications which are not fully encrypted. Over two-thirds of traffic on fixed access networks in Europe and Latin America is already encrypted thanks to popularity of sites like YouTube and Facebook.

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Facebook / Sandvine / YouTube
Countries: World
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