Netflix and YouTube Account for Half of Internet’s Traffic

Netflix and YouTube Account for Half of Internet’s Traffic

Netflix and YouTube dominate over half of downstream Internet traffic in North America, according to a new report released by Canadian Internet monitoring firm Sandvine. Downstream traffic is data that goes from a source to a computer, and Netflix’s share of that is 31.6%. YouTube comes in second at about 18.7%, up 9% from the first half of this year.

This article has a nice infographic to check out.

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