Netflix Accounts for More Than One-Third of Internet Traffic in Canada During Peak Hours

Netflix now accounts for more than one-third of internet traffic during peak hours in North America, according to a new report from Canadian networking services company Sandvine.

At 34%, Netflix's is share of data is up from 2013, when it sat at 32%, just below the one-third mark.



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In a distant second place for internet usage is YouTube at 13%. Other notables include iTunes (3.6%) and Facebook (2%).


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