How we use the internet has changed – and is changing – dramatically. Ten years ago, most of the UK was on dial-up – and if you had broadband you almost certainly had a 512kbps connection.
Today, 512kbps feels like a dial-up connection because the average webpage is well over 1MB. And while the average speed of broadband in the UK is now around 7-8Mbps, we’re trialling 80Mbps and even 330Mbps services. But how has this changed how we consume media – most importantly TV? Read on, for my take on it all …
Friday’s tennis at Wimbledon set a new record for iPlayer streaming, smashing the 2Gbps barrier.. that’s a lot of people watching the tennis on the BBC’s Sports page!
Here’s ‘Jeremy’ with this week’s TopStream.
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On the back of Dave Tomlinson’s recent news that iPlayer traffic for last Sunday’s ‘Top Gear’ has smashed our previous network record for video streaming a particular programme, we present a bit of fun. Here’s ‘Jeremy’ with tonight’s TopStream.
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