Mobile Multimedia Traffic Analysis: Clients Can Waste Network Bandwidth

Video is increasingly becoming one of the most pervasive technologies in terms of everyday usage, both for entertainment and in the enterprise environments. Mobile video is responsible for a majority of the growth seen in mobile broadband data volume. Video streaming on mobile devices is on the rise. According to recent reports, mobile video streaming traffic accounted for 52.8% of total mobile data traffic in 2011, and it is forecast to reach 66.4% in 2015. The network traffic behaviors of the two most popular HTTP-based video streaming services: YouTube and Netflix.

Provided by: International Journal of Computer Science and Mobile Computing (IJCSMC) Topic: Networking Date Added: May 2014 Format: PDF

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