Power Users Drive Worldwide Internet Broadband Bandwidth Demand, According to Research from IDC

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IDC Press Release

FRAMINGHAM, Mass.– As the world’s ravenous appetite for online data continues to grow, Internet-generated broadband traffic will increase approximately 50% year over year on fixed networks and double on mobile networks. According to new research from International Data Corporation (IDC), both fixed and mobile traffic volumes are driven by power users that are gorging themselves on a disproportionate amount of bandwidth, a practice that has some network administrators reaching for the Pepto-Bismol.

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