Foreign Web Traffic Increasing

Internet access via foreign domains has reached nearly half of all Web traffic, according to statistics compiled by WebSideStory’s StatMarket.

On Monday, June 6, 1999, StatMarket reported the percentage of Web traffic from foreign domains was 44 percent; nearly matching the traffic from commercial (.com), network organizations (.net), educational (.edu), organization (.org), military organizations (.mil), and government (.gov) domains, combined.

StatMarket’s information reflects real-time data gathered from more than 28,000,000 unique daily visitors to more than 86,000 Web sites WebSideStory’s HitBOX. Tracker.

The following is a breakdown of visitors from foreign and domestic domains on June 6, 1999. It is important to note that America Online and other non-country-code-specific ISPs moving into global markets affects the representation of foreign domains.

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The table below shows the top non-US domains that surfers are using to connect to the Internet.

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