Netflix and YouTube account for 50% of North American internet traffic

By Justin Kahn ยท 6 replies
Nov 11, 2013
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  1. Broadband network solutions firm Sandvine released its 2013 internet traffic trends reports, based on data from more than 250 service providers from around the globe. According to the company's data, YouTube and Netflix still remain favorites among internet users, while...

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  2. See... make tv shows and movies accessible and reasonably priced online, and we won't need to torrent. I suppose for this to happen we'll have to wait for a few ignorant old men to die.
    Darth Shiv likes this.
  3. tipstir

    tipstir TS Ambassador Posts: 2,476   +126

    Make everything available no need to go to the supermarket and stand in line at a redbox. Once a movie hits the theater and gets kicked out make it available on Netflix.
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  4. YouTube doesn't surprise me. Netflix does. It would be nice to know device breakdown. PC and TV downloads versus smartphone and tablets.
  5. ikesmasher

    ikesmasher TS Evangelist Posts: 3,000   +1,320

    Pretty much how I see it. When you make mass viewing affordable like netflix does, and then remove/reduce the gap of time between theaters and netflix, theres little reason for anyone to pirate moves (or TV shows, if made available soon after original air)
  6. Pathetic humans we are.

    Design a digital super-highway, and then use over 50% of it to send photos and images of ourselves pretending to do other more interesting things (ie acting).

    "The Alien Anthropologist was quite perplexed, for the species had simply amused itself to death." - Roger Waters
  7. Chis2k

    Chis2k TS Rookie

    The other 50% = PRON

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