Sandvine: Netflix 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 US homes access pirate 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 […]

Netflix dominates US 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 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 for […]