Cable & Telecom

Netflix accounts for over one third of peak North American traffic: report

WATERLOO, ON – Netflix has upped its share of peak downstream traffic in North America to 34.2% from 31.6% last fall, due to the availability of high bitrate Super HD content, says a new report by Sandvine.Global Internet Phenomena Report 1H2014 also found that peer-to-peer filesharing has fallen to 8.3% of total daily traffic in North America, a drastic drop from the 31% share it consumed in 2008.The report also profiled North American subscribers who exhibit 'cord cutting' behavior, identifying them as the top 15th percentile of video users dominating network usage.  This group consumed on average 212GB a month, more...
 

Our industry and COVID-19

We've gathered a number of links where Canadian cable, radio, television, telecom and wireless companies have posted their responses to the Covid-19 pandemic.