Add Video Streaming to Video Gaming’s Impact on Broadband Traffic

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Gamers have long been known for their heavy consumption of bandwidth. They want high speed Internet and low latency for a better gaming experience. It helps them to avoid getting shot, virtually of course, in an online gaming encounter. But gaming’s impact on broadband is...Learn More

NPD: 50% Connected TV Penetration in Internet Homes

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Reaching a milestone, connected TV devices were in use in half of U.S. Internet homes as of end 2Q 2015, according to the NPD Group Connected Intelligence ¨Connected Home Entertainment Report.¨ There are connected TV devices – video game consoles, streaming media players, and Blu-ray...Learn More

Report: Number of Americans Watching Desktop Video Hits 194 Million

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Nearly 194 million Americans (193.6 million) watched online videos via desktop computers in June, comScore reports. Google sites continue to be the leading source of online video content among Americans, attracting 172.7 million unique viewers and driven primarily by YouTube video viewing, according to the...Learn More

Report: Netflix Network Traffic Dominates, More Than YouTube, Hulu, and Amazon Combined

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Surveying a selected portion of its customer base of 250-plus communications service providers (CSPs), Toronto-based Sandvine reports that Netflix continues to gradually increase its dominance when it comes to traffic flowing across North American fixed broadband networks. Netflix network traffic accounted for 36.5% of downstream...Learn More

ComScore: Google, Facebook Are Most Popular Online Video Sites

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Some 191 million Americans used their desktop computers to watch online video in April, according to comScore’s latest Video Metrix report. Led by YouTube, Google sites continue to rank as the top video content property, attracting 152.8 million unique viewers in April. Facebook maintained its...Learn More

Internet Encryption Trends: Sandvine Expects Big Jump

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Internet application developers are increasingly using encryption to protect subscribers’ content from intrusions. Broadband market research specialist Sandvine finds that “while there has been a lot of talk on how information on the Internet can be hidden or guarded, there is still a great deal...Learn More

Sandvine: HBO NOW Network Impact is Minimal

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Last week’s launch of HBO NOW, a streaming Internet video service that stands apart from HBO’s traditional subscription-based pay-TV cable service, marks a new approach via which traditional cable providers and TV broadcasters are looking to meet the competitive challenge from over-the-top (OTT) online video...Learn More

Report: Multi-Screen TV Viewing Far Exceeds OTT Video Viewing

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Americans spend an average 175 hours per month engaged with a combination of multi-screen TV, four major Internet portals, YouTube and Facebook – 35 hours/month more than they spend working, according to recent Nielsen and comScore market research findings. Eighty percent of that time is...Learn More

Online Video Revenue is Diversified with Strong Growth for Short Form, TV, and Movies

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Revenue in the online short-form video market has the potential to reach nearly as high as $13 billion by 2019 – a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 18.5 percent, according to new market research and forecasts from ABI Research. Overall, ABI expects online video...Learn More

ComScore: 19.6 Billion Video Ad Views in U.S. in July

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Some 187 million Americans watched more than 48 billion online content videos in July, while video ad views totaled 19.6 billion, according to the latest comScore Video Metrix report. ComScore’s data once again revealed just how dominant Google is in this market. With YouTube the...Learn More

Mobile Analytics Report: YouTube Dominates on Mobile Video

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Mobile subscribers are increasingly connecting to the Internet and searching the Web: the number of mobile search transactions per subscriber rose 25% between February 2012 and 2Q 2013, according to the latest Citrix ByteMobile Mobile Analytics Report, which “provides insight into mobile data subscriber usage...Learn More

Sandvine: 20% of Fixed Data Traffic is Mobile Offload

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Fixed and mobile data traffic continues to grow by leaps and bounds across the U.S., North America and worldwide, according to Sandvine’s “Global Internet Phenomena Report: 1H 2013.” Mean monthly fixed access network usage amounted to 44.7 gigabytes (GB) through the first six months of...Learn More