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Video Consumption via Smartphone is Increasing Rapidly in EU5 Countries

The video landscape in Europe is changing. The percentage of EU5 (Spain, Germany, Italy, France and UK) smartphone users that watched a video or TV via their device, at least once in a month, has increased 112 percent over the past year to 52.8 million smartphone users (representing 34.8 percent of the EU5 audience) in […]

15.5 percent of European Smartphone Owners Have a Tablet

http://in8.eu/tzta9s Smartphone penetration in EU5 (France, Germany, Italy, Spain and UK) is now at 53.7% with nearly 130 million people using smartphones in the three month average ending September 2012. Out of this smartphone audience, 15.5% also own a tablet, compared to only 9.3% last year. This 6.2 percentage point increase demonstrates the rapid growth […]

BBC web traffic hit 700Gbps during Olympics

The BBC delivered a staggering 2.8Pb (petabytes) of content in a single day during its coverage of the Olympics, peaking at a rate of 700Gbps as cyclist Bradley Wiggins took gold in the time trial event. The figures give some indication of the stresses facing delivery networks during major events, with a record-breaking 55 million […]