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Netflix Continues to be a Bandwidth Hog

According to the latest study by Sandvine Corp, Netflix downloads accounts for more than 34% of internet data consumption during the peak hours. ¬†That’s bigger than YouTube (13.19%), HTTP (11.65%), iTunes (3.64 %) or even BitTorrent at 3.4%. BitTorrent accounts … Continue reading

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CRTC Sets Canadian Internet Speed Targets

The CRTC set a minimum target speed for internet service of 5Mbps download and 1Mbps upload speeds accessible for all Canadians to be met by 2015.¬† The agency stipulates that these targets are to be the actual speeds and not … Continue reading

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2012 – End of the TV Era as we Know It

The Nielsen Company announced that the estimated number of TV households will drop for the first time in 20 years from 115.9 million (98.9%) to 114.7 million (96.7%) in 2012. The 1.2 million drop in numbers is largely due to … Continue reading

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Netflix Canada Lowers Data Usage for Capped Canadian Members

Once again it sucks to be Canadian, from a TV/Technology point of view. Neil Hunt, chief Product Officer announced to Canadian users that starting today (March 28, 2011) it would be lowering the bandwidth demands by 66% on average for … Continue reading

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