Can Your Internet Keep Up with the Rapid Increase in Bandwidth Usage?

If your daily Internet usage consists of surfing web pages, downloading a few songs, and watching a few streaming videos, then bandwidth provided by DSL and Cable modems is likely adequate for your needs.

And while cable and DSL speeds have largely kept up with demand, with the number of Internet connected devices reaching 5.7 per U.S. household and high-definition video quickly becoming the standard, today’s bandwidth provided by Cable and DSL will likely not be adequate in the near future.

To get a handle on just how much our bandwidth needs have increased, here is a chart that details how the average size of the websites we view has doubled in the past 3 years to over 1 Mb in total size.[1]

Broadband Download Size

Here are some more statistics: