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Internet Usage

The U.S. is among the world leaders of Internet traffic generated per user – no surprise considering our strong customer satisfaction statistics and access choices.

Internet Protocol (IP) traffic has risen exponentially and is anticipated to continue along the same trajectory. The U.S. broadband community is likely to remain among the strongest generators of IP traffic globally.

Industry Statistics   Source
U.S. Internet Protocol Traffic
 Petabytes*/Month
18,127
2014 Cisco VNI
DVD Equivalents/Year 50 billion 2014 USTelecom
Historical Data
Data and Projections by Traffic Type
International Comparison
* 1 Petabyte = 1 trillion Megabytes or 1 billion Gigabytes