BitTorrent traffic increases 40% in North America

RHIAN JONES

BitTorrent traffic increased by 40% in North America over the past half-year, according to new data published by the Canadian broadband management company Sandvine.

During peak hours BitTorrent is credited for more than a third of all upload traffic, while film site Netflix accounts for 28% of all downstream traffic during the same period, reports TorrentFreak.

However, BitTorrent traffic now accounts for a smaller percentage of total internet traffic due to the latter growing at a faster rate during ...

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