Definitions (3)

1.Communications: Flow of attempts to make contact, calls, and messages over a circuit, line, or network, measured usually in bits per second (BPS).
2.Electronic commerce: Number of hits or visits a website receives during, usually, a 24-hour period.
3.Retailing: Number of shoppers that pass through a shopping area, mall, or store, during the business hours.

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  • The traffic on the line was reducing the quality of the transmission so we contacted our information technology department to advise.

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  • It's very important to monitor the network traffic of your office personnel, what they are doing on company time may affect productivity.

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  • After our new online advertising campaign began to reach consumers the traffic to our website and social media accounts absolutely exploded.

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