Bruce P. Mehlman
The Internet Innovation Alliance is a broad-based coalition of business and non-profit organizations that aim to ensure every American, regardless of race, income or geography, has access to the critical tool that is broadband Internet. The IIA seeks to promote public policies that support equal opportunity for universal broadband availability and adoption so that everyone, everywhere can seize the benefits of the Internet - from education to health care, employment to community building, civic engagement and beyond.
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Each day, 22 Million Hours of Old TV Shows and Movies are Watched on Netflix
22 million hours of old TV shows and movies are watched on Netflix. That’s how many hours of movies are watched in theatres in 3 days.
Each day, 18.7 Million Hours of Music is Streamed on Pandora
18.7 million hours of music is streamed on Pandora. If a computer started streaming Pandora in year 1 AD, it’d still be streaming now.
864,000 Hours of Video are Uploaded to Youtube
Each day, 864,000 hours of video are uploaded to Youtube.
Streaming tunes on an Internet radio station like Pandora draws down 60 megabytes each hour.
Transmitting standard video requires eight to ten times as much bandwidth as voice phone calls or music files. High-definition television (HDTV) will require five to six times the bandwidth of standard definition video.