Tag: internet traffic
US gets net neutrality (but expect arguments to continue)
It’s been a long time coming, but the US Federal Communications Commission voted yesterday to bring in strong regulations to protect net neutrality – a move that delighted technology firms and internet campaigners, but...
February 27, 2015
Video traffic overtakes P2P
New figures from Cisco's Visual Networking Index reveal that video has overtaken P2P as the largest source of global internet traffic. Video accounts for 26% of all data traffic, while P2P takes a 25% share. This time...
October 28, 2010
Swedish internet traffic hits record levels post-IPRED
Earlier this year, the introduction of the IPRED anti-piracy laws in Sweden sparked a 40% drop in internet traffic - which was hailed at the time as a sign that people had stopped file-sharing. Now, though, the analytics...
December 9, 2009
FCC boss comes out in favour of net neutrality
The debate over net neutrality - and whether ISPs should be prevented from blocking or slowing certain kinds of internet traffic on their network - has been heated in the US.
September 22, 2009
Swedish internet traffic falls following IPRED law
BBC News is reporting that internet traffic in Sweden fell by a third on Wednesday following the introduction of the Local IPRED law, which allows rights-owners to go to court and force ISPs to give them the details of suspected...
April 3, 2009