Monday December 07, 2015

Over 70% Of North American Traffic Is Now Streaming Video And Audio

According to the latest statistics from Sandvine, a whopping 70% of all prime-time downstream internet traffic falls into the real-time entertainment category. eek!

"Streaming Video has grown at such a rapid pace in North America that the leading service in 2015, Netflix, now has a greater share of traffic than all of streaming audio and video did five years ago," said Dave Caputo, CEO, Sandvine. "With Netflix, YouTube, Amazon Video, and Hulu increasing their share since our last report, it further underscores both the growing role these streaming services play in the lives of subscribers, and the need for service providers to have solutions to help deliver a quality experience when using them."