Netflix: Bandwidth Glutton

Spangler, Todd
May 2011
Multichannel News;5/23/2011, Vol. 32 Issue 21, p30
The article reports on a 2011 survey conducted by Sandvine Inc. which revealed that 29.7% of peak downstream Internet traffic in North America was accounted for Netflix Inc. The survey showed that Netflix has become the largest source of overall Internet traffic in North America, representing 22.2%. It says that the video service has defeated BitTorrent Inc. as the largest component of the continent's Internet traffic on fixed-access networks.


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