2020 marks a lot of things for a lot of people – new year, new decade – but at Sandvine, it marks the 10th year of the Global Internet Phenomena Report. Since its inception, the report has established Sandvine as the...
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 November 15, 2019
We knew it would be big. We knew there would be engagement. The only question left is, will it last? Okay, so not so much a spoiler alert as a confirmation of what we expected to happen. Despite some initial hiccups, Disney+ has been climbing the Global Internet Phenomena charts pretty much from Day 1. On a major US cable network, by Thursday, Disney+...
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing August 27, 2019
Last year, we reported that we saw an uptick in file sharing for the first time in several years. Since we had changed the way that we do the Global Internet Phenomena Report, specifically from a much larger sample size, it was hard to compare apples to apples to provide hard proof. Well, this year we have it, and a big driver was exactly what you would...
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing August 26, 2019
The 2019 Global Internet Phenomena Report is almost in the bag, so it is time to start the pre-report series of blogs where I "leak" data out from the report — we might even call this the "Hidden Cam Show," where I expose data for the whole world to see! The Internet Phenomena data this year is even more interesting than last year (at least to me) and...
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing September 28, 2018
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.
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing December 12, 2016
On Saturday night I saw the future of sports broadcasting, and oh boy, broadband operators need to get ready for this! Fox Sports offered the Major League Soccer Championship game (aka MLS Cup) in Virtual Reality through their IOS and Android mobile application. I have a Samsung Gear VR and a Samsung Galaxy Edge 6 plus, and decided to give it a shot.
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing June 30, 2016
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:
By Cam Cullen, VP of Global Marketing June 20, 2016
I am a huge football (soccer to Americans) fan. So imagine my consternation when on Thursday night I was stuck in the Denver airport during the time when the US National Team was going to be playing Ecuador in a very important Copa America tournament game. In past years, I would have either recorded the game and hope that I would not accidentally see...
By Paul Gracie - Sr. VP Global Sales & Services November 6, 2013
2013 was a year that set the table for some exciting activities in the networking world. There were several technologies and movements that will have far-reaching impact over the next several years, or will fall by the wayside and become a trivia question “Hey, do you remember when people were excited about 3D TVs with special glasses?” This week is...
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