Netflix Tops Bandwidth Usage In North America

Netflix Tops Bandwidth Usage In North America
(Undated) -- Netflix now accounts for more than 34 percent of Internet traffic into North American homes during peak evening hours. A new report from Sandvine also shows Netflix' share of Internet traffic has jumped about three percent since November. Netflix now streams much of its content in Super HD, which uses about 50 percent more bandwidth than previous high-definition content. Netflix added more than two-million subscribers in the U.S. in the first three months of the year and now has more than 35-million subscribers.