Consumes 15% of Global Traffic
released its 1H 2018 Global Internet
Phenomena Report. The Global Internet
Phenomena Report is the authoritative view
on how applications are consuming the
world’s internet bandwidth. With an
installed base of over 2.1B subscribers
worldwide across over 150 Tier 1 and Tier 2
fixed, mobile, WiFi, and satellite
operators, Sandvine’s visibility into
internet trends is unparalleled in the
industry. This edition of the report reports
on total volume of traffic for over 5300
distinct application signatures that are
part of the Sandvine solutions, and
highlights the trends that are driving
bandwidth consumption worldwide.
•Netflix is 15% of the total downstream volume of traffic across the entire internet.
•More than 50% of internet traffic is encrypted, and TLS 1.3 adoption is growing.
•Gaming is becoming a significant force in traffic volume as gaming downloads, Twitch streaming, and professional gaming go mainstream.
•BitTorrent is almost 22% of total upstream volume of traffic, and over 31% in EMEA alone.
•Alphabet/Google applications make up over 40% of the total internet connections in APAC.
•Spotlights on the traffic share leaders for video, social networking, messaging, audio streaming, and gaming.