Monday, February 4, 2013

Sandvine: Network Traffic Dips 15% during Super Bowl

Network traffic dipped by about 15% during the Super Bowl, according to Sandvine, which analyzed data from an network operator in the eastern U.S.

The Super Bowl was streamed live via the CBS website, which saw a substantial spike in traffic for the broadcast.  However, this traffic amounted to 3% of the total, leading Sandvine to conclude that the majority of viewers tuned in via regular TV over cable, satellite or free over-the-air.

This happened last year as well, according to Sandvine's blog.

http://www.betterbroadbandblog.com/2013/02/super-bowl-xlvii-the-return-of-the-super-dip/

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