Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
According to a recent report by Akamai, Olympics online video traffic will have 4,500 hours of live coverage by the end of seasons, up from 3,500 for 2012 London Games and 1,000 for 2014 Sochi Games. NBC Sports streams more hours this time, with high peak usage and at much faster speed.
By the end of third day Akamai, which is in charge of NBC’s video streaming service delivers more data than it did for all 17 days during London Games and by the end of seventh day, it delivers more data than it did for all 34 days of London and Sochi combined.
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