Cable & Telecom

Netflix, YouTube now more than half of downstream traffic on fixed networks: report

WATERLOO, ON – Netflix and YouTube combined now account for 50% of all North American fixed network data, according to a new report by Sandvine. The report, Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2013, also found that peer-to-peer filesharing has fallen below 10% of total daily traffic in North America, a stark difference from the 60% share it consumed 11 years ago, and 31% share from five years ago. "Since 2009 on-demand entertainment has consumed more bandwidth than "experience later" applications like peer-to-peer filesharing and we had projected it would inevitably dip below 10% of total traffic by 2015”, said CEO Dave Caputo,...

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.