UK saw huge traffic uptake from iOS Update

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Alex Hern on The Guardian wrote:

According to figures from LONAP, the internet exchange point that provides the physical infrastructure for much of England’s internet service providers, downloads peaked at more than 70 gigabits a second at 8pm Wednesday – a 60% increase on the same time the day before.

Amazing. And while i’m on this topic, I can’t imagine being the CEO of an ISP who sees these kinds of traffic uptakes without looking at the possibilites of selling some kinds of “value added” products1. Let’s hope net neutrality win and we can still see these headlines without the word “profit” in them.

  1. You know, the usual “HIGH SPEED DOWNLOAD: Pay 4.99 Now” kinds of value 

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