Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Netflix Usage Overtakes Web Surfing

Netflix users now take up more internet bandwidth than general web surfing in North American homes. Live Stream TV is sure to be the next big kid on the block when it comes to internet usage...Jason

Amplify’d from www.cbc.ca

Netflix becomes top online data source

Netflix CEO Reed Hastings launched the video streaming company's expansion to Canada in September.

Move over, web surfing. Netflix movies now take up more of the internet pipes going into North American homes.

A study published Tuesday by Sandvine Inc. shows that Netflix movies and TV shows account for nearly 30 per cent of internet data going into homes during peak evening hours, compared with less than 17 per cent for web browsing.

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