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CORD CUTTERS? CABLE COMPANIES WIN EITHER WAY

May 1, 2012 by · 2 Comments 

Cable companies’ worries about subscribers who “cut the cord” (replacing traditional broadcast and cable stations with online video) may be misplaced. New studies indicate that the best online video experience is provided by cable companies, which, by and large, deliver faster download speeds than telephone companies’ DSL service or mobile broadband service. BTIG analyst Richard […]

NETFLIX REPLACES BITTORENT AS BUSIEST DATA OUTLET

May 18, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

More movies — including pirated, brand-new movies that have just been released theatrically — may be available via BitTorrent, but Netflix has now replaced BitTorrent as the source of most data usage on the Internet. According to Sandvine, which monitors Internet traffic, Netflix subscribers now account for 22.2 percent of all downstream traffic on the […]