Linked by Howard Fosdick on Thu 3rd Nov 2011 04:09 UTC
Internet & Networking A new report confirms what you might have guessed. Netflix downloads hog nearly one third of the internet's bandwidth. "Netflix consumes 32.7 percent of the Internet's peak downstream traffic in North America, and ... continues to be the most powerful driver of evening traffic, and for that matter, of daily traffic overall." The report continues: "...despite some negative subscriber reaction to price hikes, Netflix has continued to increase its presence by adding 1 million U.S. subscribers since the Spring 2011 report, and by many measures Netflix rules North America's fixed access networks."
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Just like Ted Stevens said...
by jackastor on Sat 5th Nov 2011 15:37 UTC
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He was a wacko, but Ted Stevens was cautioning the Senate about this back in 06 on the Broadband Deployment Act, with his "The internet is not a truck, it's a series of tubes" buffoonery.

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