Netflix Thinks It Can Make High-Quality Video Less Of A Bandwidth Hog
Netflix says it will eventually adjust its video algorithms for each scene of a show or movie so it can squeeze more quality into less bandwidth.By Evan Thomas | December 15, 2015
Streaming Netflix is about to get easier.
Variety reports Netflix is working on variable encoding to save customers as much as 20 percent of the data they're using now.
That's a lot of bandwidth: According to analytics from Sandvine, Netflix gobbles almost 37 percent of all prime-time Internet traffic in North America.