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Streaming takes over 71% of NAmerica peak internet traffic

Wednesday 22 June 2016 | 16:43 CET | News
Real-time entertainment, such as video and music streaming, accounted for over 71 percent of downstream traffic on North American fixed networks during peak evening hours in March, according to the latest data from Sandvine. The company expects North America will be the first region to surpass 80 percent of peak internet traffic from streaming entertainment, by the end of 2020. In Q1, Netflix remained the primary source of peak download traffic, at 35.2 percent. This is down slightly from 37.1 percent six months earlier, likely due to Netflix enhanced compression techniques. YouTube came

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Categories: Internet
Companies: Amazon / BitTorrent / Dropbox / Google / Netflix / Sandvine / YouTube
Countries: North America
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