Online Video vs. TV: Have We Finally Reached the Tipping Point?

July 5, 2016

We can’t escape the voices in the industry.But have we truly reached a point where online video is replacing traditional broadcast television? Sure, it’s clear that online video is growing in popularity. The latest research from Limelight Networks says more than 55 percent of people watch 2 or more hours of online video each week, with more than 11 percent watching 10 or more hours per week. Cisco continues to predict that online video will dominate mobile traffic (70 percent by 2019). And according to Sandvine’s Global Internet Phenomena report, real-time entertainment (i.e., Netflix, Hulu, etc.) is responsible for almost 69 percent of downstream bytes on access networks during peak periods.

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