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    August 3, 2012

    Infographic: The Battle for Bandwidth

    The prevalence of smartphones, tablets, and digital media players, has resulted in a battle for bandwidth on college campuses in the U.S. The infographic below, created by onlinecolleges.net illustrates who’s hogging the bandwidth and why.

    The infographic highlights some interesting statistics including:

    • 68% of institutions allow students unlimited internet connectivity.
    • 77% of institutions report increased bandwidth usage as significant issue for their network.
    • 41% of students have 3 or more devices connected to the internet at any given time.
    • The three largest bandwidth consumers are tablets, smartphones, and digital media devices.
    • 50% of IT departments claim they do not recover costs of bandwidth supplied to students.

    View the infographic after the jump…

    The Battle for Bandwidth
    Presented By: OnlineColleges.net

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