The time has come for more vigilance about the impact of individual applications on quality of experience across networks
As Netflix’s “Squid Game” stretches its tentacles across the Internet, “net neutrality”...
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing May 4, 2020
One of the first predictions I made when the stay-at-home orders began to spread globally was that we would see an increase in gaming traffic. Not the most controversial prediction to be sure, but one that actually has a major impact on network operators since gaming can be both a network congestion source with massive gaming downloads, but also a...
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing March 18, 2020
Since the pandemic started, I have been deluged with inbound requests for updates on what has happened to video traffic during the shutdowns. Up until now, there has not really been an impact on the volume of video traffic overall, with one exception in a shift of content preferences. For the first time that I have seen in the Global Data, YouTube is...
By Trish Crompton, Product Marketing Manager March 17, 2020
In a recent chat with one of my friends, I made reference to the toilet paper crisis of 2020, which for some is eclipsing the real crisis of 2020 – COVID-19.
By Alexander Haväng, Chief Technical Officer March 16, 2020
With schools and offices closing, the nature of daytime internet usage in mobile and fixed broadband networks will change. The traffic and activities that would have taken place face-to-face or on networks in the schools, universities, and offices will move to the home.
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing March 13, 2020
I have been getting a lot of requests for data on what is happening worldwide with more people practicing social distancing, events being cancelled, and people working from home. Sandvine is in a unique position with our Global Internet Phenomena customer base to see what is happening and, more importantly for many people, what is GOING to happen.
By Roman Gorge, Technical Product Manager February 26, 2020
Sandvine has long used Intel technology to power our solutions, starting back in 2010 with the Nehalem chip and using every generation of chip since then. That has enabled us to optimize our software over the last 10 years to maximize the performance and efficiency when we deploy on Intel-based hardware. But we decided recently to take the next step as...
By Veroljub Mihajlovic, Product Marketing Manager February 25, 2020
As part of Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena series, we have released several spotlight reports that examine the popularity and prevalence of video and television piracy around the world, along with the challenges facing content owners globally.
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing February 20, 2020
Hey! Did you know that people like to watch videos on their phones? Well, according to the latest Mobile Internet Phenomena Report, people really, really, like mobile video. That isn't a surprise to any mobile operator in the world, but things have shifted over the past year.
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing February 18, 2020
If I told you that Facebook video has spiked in the last year, would you be surprised?
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing February 17, 2020
If I asked which brand has the largest traffic share on mobile, a few names come to mind. In the Global Internet Phenomena Report, we reported the traffic share of the six major brands on the internet is 43%. Are these brands the ones that dominate mobile traffic as well?