According to a recent Sandvine report Netflix video streaming has become the largest source of downstream traffic, accounting for 29.7 percent of all peak downstream traffic, an increase of 8.7 percent from last fall.
Video streaming accounted for 49 percent of downstream traffic in March, compared with 19 percent for file sharing, and 17 percent for Web browsing. Just last fall web video accounted for 37 percent of downstream traffic.
There is an obvious trend where video accounts for an increasingly higher amount of traffic on the internet. Netflix CEO Reed Hastings expects a gigabit to the home to be common in ten years.
Great advise to all those who tweet away.
Beyond football, the Super Bowl is often noted for its funny commercial spots. This year had a few winners such as the lil Darth Vader and the Career Builder chimps, but none as memorable as the cringe worthy Groupon commercials. They managed to miss the mark with their questionable humor, and lack of tact. What did you think of the commericals? Groupon Commercial
It’s been a week since ASW ’11 and the folks over here at We Love Affiliates are still recovering. Parties all night, meetings all day. Working through the weekend and drinking copious amounts of Grey Goose. Ouch. It was everything the largest ever ASW ’11 should have been.
Let’s hope that ASW 2012 attendance tops 5,000, and that we all make it out of Las Vegas alive.
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This year’s ASW, which will be held at the Wynn in Las Vegas, is expected to be the largest affiliate conference ever! Check out this graph of annual registration details. Hope to see you all there!
Staying on top of trends can be challenging during busy times. Here’s a list of Facebook pages that will make your quest to stay current a little easier.
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