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Akamai sees new streaming record during inauguration

Monday 23 January 2017 | 09:56 CET | News
Live video streaming of Trump's inauguration coverage on Akamai peaked at 8.7 Tbps during the president's speech, a new record for live video streaming of a news event on Akamai. It exceeds the previous record of 7.5 Tbps set during Election Day coverage on the evening of 8 November 2016. Akamai supported 4.6 million concurrent viewers of the inauguration at peak on behalf of its broadcaster customers. The 2009 Inauguration reached 1.1 Tbps on Akamai and the Royal Wedding in 2011 hit 1.3 Tbps. More recently, the 2016 Euro soccer tournament final peaked at 7.3 Tbps and the Rio women's team

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