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You love Netflix

August 21st, 2014 at 12:00 by Dave Tomlinson


Netflix launched in the UK just over two years ago with quite a fanfare.

In that time we've seen Netflix traffic grow at an incredible rate. Netflix now battles it out with YouTube for most usage on our network. This isn't surprising when you see that one in ten households have signed up to Netflix.


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Two Days in the life of Football

June 23rd, 2014 at 16:32 by Dave Tomlinson

So England are out with one game still to play. The hopes of one nation over again for another two years until the Euros in France. Do we now stop caring, support the winner of our group or cheer on another team? Brazil? Netherlands? Germany?


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Internet usage around big events

November 8th, 2013 at 17:30 by Martyn Hudson

Have you ever wondered how many other people are on the Internet doing the same thing as you? How many people are on the same page you are such as reading the same news article, or watching the same video as you? How about during a multinational event? Here at Plusnet, we thought we would find out just how significant big events are in terms of driving traffic.



Unprecedented demand for iOS7

September 19th, 2013 at 15:00 by Dave Tomlinson

iPhone 5s

Last night around 6pm Apple released iOS7, the latest operating system for iPhones and iPads to the world. Alongside the update came a new version of iTunes and lots of app updates to take advantage of iOS7.

For Plusnet, this meant only one thing - Bandwidth.

And *lots* of it!

Read on to find out just what impact Apple's latest software offering had on our network and how we managed this traffic ...




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