It was pointed out to me that in the recently released Global Internet Phenomena Report, I forgot to add a key comparison and data point to the data from the report. I gave the global and regional traffic share numbers for upstream and downstream, but totally neglected to include the aggregation of those numbers for TOTAL traffic share worldwide.
Everyone knows Netflix is a leader on the internet. The question is if they are #1 across the entire internet as they have expanded their presence and library worldwide.
A look back at our most popular blogs of 2016
It has been a busy blogging year at Procera – and as you can see from the most popular blogs below, Pokemon Go created the most buzz in the market. We kept a close eye on the trends that are driving broadband consumption around the world in 2016, and we will be watching even closer in 2017 as IoT, 5G, and...
The rumors of Netflix launching a download service are getting very real. Reed Hastings, CEO of Netflix, mentioned this service in the Q1 2016 earnings call:
If you are like me and stranded in the snowstorm that is being called Juno, you may be watching online video. I just looked around and realized that besides me, everyone in my family is currently watching online video. I am diligently working (writing this blog now, but it is a living!)
I just returned from the 4th annual Wispapalooza 2014 show, the annual conference for Wireless Internet Service Providers (WISP). WISPs typically provide wireless Internet service to under-served rural areas throughout the United States, Canada, and the Caribbean. This is the must attend event if you're a WISP!
I was fortunate enough to be selected to present a session at the Society for Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) show in Denver this week. The event is the biggest cable-focused one of the year, and to get a chance to present to an audience of distinguished operators from around the world was completely due to the critical nature of the topic of...
As reported on Friday, House of Cards launched with a very big initial push, with anywhere from 5-15% of Netflix subscribers on several worldwide broadband networks at least sampling one episode. Two big conclusions jumped out at me from looking at the data:
I just finished binge watching the entire second season of House of Cards, and although I am not a TV or film critic, I feel quite satisfied for someone that spent somewhere close to 12 hours watching TV today. Fortunately for me, it is part of my job during events like this (that is my story and I am sticking to it!). Kevin Spacey was phenomenal, and...
Procera collaborated with Huffington Post on an investigation on Netflix watching during the US Government shutdown:
Netflix might want the government to shut down a lot more often.
Washington, D.C., saw a spike in weekday Netflix traffic during the more than two-week government shutdown, according to a report prepared for The Huffington Post by Procera...