A major challenge for network operators is maintaining accurate and granular visibility into the traffic on their network. Sandvine releases new versions of our application signatures regularly to support network...
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing September 25, 2018
Last week, Amazon announced a raft of new products that leverage the Alexa service. I have Alexa devices all throughout my house (and even a Rova Viva in my car), and also have a number of Apple devices with Siri. So naturally, as I went through the Phenomena data, I was on the lookout for how both of those devices — as well as Google Home — were moving...
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing September 24, 2018
Previous editions of the Phenomena report noted a decrease in file sharing traffic as Netflix and other streaming services came online, making content available through legal means. Well, that dynamic is changing yet again....
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing September 21, 2018
Anyone that follows my blogs will know that I'm a gamer. Two of my favorite (and not coincidentally most popular!) blogs of all time are Pokemon Go and Rocket League blogs. In our upcoming Phenomena report, we'll outline breakouts of "market share" of the different application categories – Streaming Video, Streaming Audio, Social Networks, Messaging, and...
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing September 20, 2018
Ever had a mobile app crash on you? If you haven't, you probably don't run many – and come to think about it, why are you reading this blog? But according to the data from networks around the world, a lot more people have this happen than you might think.
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing September 19, 2018
In two weeks on October 2nd, Sandvine will release the 1H 2018 Global Internet Phenomena Report. The report will be a bit different than it has been in the past: we now have a much larger data set with the new Sandvine than ever before. This time, we'll answer questions like "What generates the most traffic?" and delve deeper into specific application...
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing July 18, 2018
Mobile operators deploying 5G have an entirely new packet core architecture to assemble as they build out their infrastructure; where and how they will get network intelligence in this environment is a key success factor to ensure that they can monetize their 5G networks, as well as maintain high quality as the number of users and use cases grow on new...
By Elina Edefalk February 22, 2018
By Elina Edefalk February 7, 2018
The stars have aligned. It’s 2018 and automation is the word on everyone’s lips.
By Dan Deeth February 5, 2018
This isn't the first, the second, the third, but actually, Sandvine's fourth blog post on Super Bowl streaming. Each time I've written it, we've looked a the same types of data, and in the six years since we first published our post, I can tell you that not much has changed in how people use the Internet on Super Bowl Sunday.
By Cam Cullen - VP of Global Marketing August 22, 2016
I wrote about the Opening Ceremonies here, and showed how Facebook properties dominated mobile network traffic for that event. Unfortunately for other social networks, that trend continued for both the semifinal and final football (soccer for Americans) events and the Closing Ceremonies.