Cable & Telecom

Netflix drives a third of peak internet traffic, doubles its share on mobile networks: report

WATERLOO, ON – Streaming video and audio continues to dominate as our “real-time entertainment” source of choice – and we’re also getting more comfortable with watching them from all kinds of devices, especially our smartphones. That’s according to a study released yesterday from Sandvine, which notes that real-time entertainment apps on mobile devices account for 20% of all traffic on North American fixed access networks, up from 9% a year ago. In North America, Netflix is a main driver, accounting for almost a third of peak downstream traffic on fixed networks. On mobile networks, Netflix’s share has doubled in the...

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.