Sandvine: Internet Data Usage up 120%

According to Sandvine's (TSX:SVC; AIM:SAND) Internet traffic trends report, "Global Internet Phenomena Report 2H2012," mean monthly data usage has increased by 120% from 23 GB to 51 GB in the past year on North American fixed line networks. Asia leads in mobile data consumption with a mean monthly usage of 659 MB, up 10% in the last six months.

In video streaming, Netflix dominates North American fixed networks, accounting for 33% of peak period downstream traffic. Other video services on North American fixed networks include Amazon (1.8% of peak period downstream traffic), Hulu (1.4%) and HBO Go (0.5%).
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