Cable & Telecom

Netflix will continue to limit its traffic impact; but it’s not the biggest bandwidth consumer

WITH SO MANY Canadians remaining at home due to the Covid-19 crisis, Netflix has confirmed it will continue with the measures it deployed last month to decrease its traffic impact on ISP networks by 25%. The company updated its blog post on the matter last week to say it has increased its own capacity too, adding, “we are working with ISPs to help increase capacity. In the last month alone we have added four times the normal capacity.” These developments will aid Netflix customers in accessing content, especially if they are customers of larger ISPs, but does little to ease...

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.