Akamai sets new traffic record during Euro final

Thursday 14 July 2016 | 10:49 CET | News
Content delivery network Akamai announced a new peak-traffic record for a live sports event delivered on its platform during the Portugal-France final of Euro 2016. The 7.3 Tbps peak, which was hit during the match's overtime period, eclipsed the former live sports record of 7.0 Tbps generated by the Argentina-Netherlands semifinal in the 2014 World Cup. The championship match also drove a peak of more than 3.3 million concurrent streams. Akamai worked with more than 35 rights-holding broadcasters worldwide to help live stream their coverage over the course of the month-long tournament.

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Companies: Akamai Technologies
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