Evidence that video is driving home internet use

Home broadband usage driven by TV streaming Evidence is emerging of what applications are driving home broadband usage at the Davies house. The two graphs presented herein for your entertainment and delight are of the broadband traffic over our Timico 80/20 FTTC line at home over the last two days – Tuesday and Wednesday. The […]

Does FTTP on Demand compete with Ethernet fibre connectivity?

FTTP on demand – will customers go for it? Yesterday was at the Ageas Bowl in Southampton to give a talk on connectivity to a community of businessmen and IT types. Hampshire is, like many counties, very rural and there was a degree of complaining from the audience regarding the availability of decent connectivity. Although […]

Home Broadband Data Usage Growth

Every now and again I dip into our network ¬†management portal for a skeet and today came across my home broadband usage data. It makes for quite interesting reading. Christmas showed a whopping 250GB of data usage which was a bit of a local maximum (to coin an old ALevel mathematics phrase). We had a […]

Home broadband data usage growth

Broadband data usage growth driven by photo uploads I’m installing a RaspberryPi computer at home carrying an¬†IPCortex PBX with SIP trunks. I just needed to find a free IP address and found myself checking out available addresses so that I could provide a static one to the IPCortex. I just happened to find myself looking […]

Monthly mobile data usage August using Samsung Galaxy S3

It’s been a busy month on the mobile internet usage, what with the Olympics and being on holiday. So far this month, and it is pretty much over, I have consumed just shy of 20GB of internet bandwidth using my Samsung Galaxy S3. That’s 2.40GB of 3G/mobile data and 17.13GB using WiFi. My hard drive […]

Monthly ADSL Usage Trend and Prediction for 2015

It might interest you to see my monthly ADSL usage over the last four years or so, reported in GigaBytes per month. There is a very clear upward trend – over 500% growth from the low point in April 09 to Jan 12. There would have been a technology upgrade from ADSLMax to ADSL2+ – […]