Cable & Telecom

Internet traffic spikes 60% at some countries’ IXPs, according to OECD report

Says more of Canada’s ISPs should peer locally PARIS — Since the start of the Covid-19 crisis, Internet traffic has jumped by as much 60% through Internet exchange points (IXPs) in OECD countries as a majority of people are now working and studying from home while streaming movies and holding video calls, according to a recent OECD study. The global study included Canada in its analysis (see chart) but did not break out specific data for the country in the released report. What can be gathered from the chart included in the report is that Canada’s Internet traffic has grown...

Our industry and COVID-19

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