Internet Traffic Map
Get a bird’s-eye view into patterns and trends in internet traffic
Game-related traffic was more than double the 2021 Q4 average
This chart uses data collected and grouped by industry and sub-industry. It is generated by Akamai servers responding to real user requests.
Explore real time traffic data
Review IPv6 adoption trends at the country or network level.
Akamai’s edge network has insights into data from around the world. We’re able to collect and see trends in IPv6 adoption from all regions.
The implementation of IPv6 is the next step in the evolution of the internet. Akamai gives customers the support and infrastructure needed in adopting IPv6 successfully.
Akamai’s insights into network traffic extend beyond our own servers. We are monitoring public data, such as public root server traffic trends, to see how the internet is changing and growing.
DNS traffic volume increases 100%
Overall traffic (requests and responses) have shifted between January 2016 and February 2022. Overall, traffic volume on global DNS servers has increased by 100% in that time span.
On November 17, 2020, Chromium 87 was released. In this version, the code responsible for sending junk requests was removed. Global DNS lookups started to drop and by January 2021 were down more than 40% across the DNS root servers.
The map above provides a global view of our media delivery and storage network. It provides an up-to-date view of our network presence and identifies, at a regional level, the locations used to store and distribute media. Look up a specific region or see how our network compares to the competition.
Akamai around the world
Our edge servers are in 135 countries within more than 1,450 networks. This map provides a global view of our media delivery and storage network. Refreshed every six months, the map provides an up-to-date view of our network presence and identifies, at a regional level, the locations used to store and distribute media.