Researchers , YouTube generates more traffic in Europe than http




YouTube generates according to research firm Sandvine now more IP traffic in Europe than the http protocol. The video service from Google would become 28 percent of the bandwidth demand and have thus bittorrent traffic behind.

According to the by Sandvine measured traffic in Europe is the YouTube traffic in the second half of this year to 24.2 percent. The http traffic would be 13.6 percent. With this share exceeds the video service from Google for the first time the http traffic. There are also YouTube now more data that burned through the bittorrent protocol, the P2P traffic via bittorrent is good for a share of 18 percent. In fourth place with a share of 4.6 percent is found. Facebook The researchers argue that the growing share of YouTube mainly due to smartphones and tablets.

Sandvine’s figures also show that the relations in the U.S. are different. With a share of 28.2 percent is the major consumer video service Netflix. The streaming video service has only a relatively short time in some European countries including the Netherlands, and is therefore available in Europe only with a share of just over 3 percent a klen share in the generated data. In the United States, at peak times YouTube and Netflix are together responsible for more than half of the traffic.

Mobile users consume more especially http traffic with a share of 22.6 percent. However, YouTube follows with a share of 19 percent. Facebook and SSL traffic take the third and fourth place. Bittorrent is with a share of 5.7 percent good for fifth place.


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