Live streaming of sports events on net

first_imgMumbai, May 25 (PTI) Video streaming entity, Hotstar, and content delivery network, Akamai Technologies, today announced the renewal of their partnership to stream live sports content on the Internet. Since its launch in February 2015, Hotstar has seen a growth in viewership and live sports, in particular, has seen a huge surge in viewership, especially as audiences turn to mobile as the primary screen for cricket updates and streaming, a media release said. The 2016 ICC World Twenty20 tournament in India saw a peak of 1.55 million concurrent video streams, and an average concurrency close to 3,50,000, the release said. The peak traffic for this event almost doubled,” said the release, adding they were currently streaming the ongoing Indian Premier League. PTI SSR NRB CM PDSlast_img

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