Tokyo Olympics online distribution recorded peak traffic of 10 Tbps, more than double that of Rio Olympics
recorded the lowest number of viewers in the past six Summer Olympics in the United States. Meanwhile, Akamai , a content delivery network (CDN) service provider , reports that traffic related to the Tokyo Olympics has nearly doubled that of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympics.
It is reported that the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympic Games, which was held from July 23 to August 8, 2021,
Tokyo Streaming Traffic Runs Rings Around Rio --The Akamai Blog
Video Research in the investigation of, 2021 July 23, the Tokyo Olympic Games opening ceremony of the average audience rating of which has been carried out, the 56.4% in the Kanto region, it recorded a high proportion of 49.6% in the Kansai region to clear has become increase. On the other hand, the total number of viewers of the opening ceremony TV broadcasting and Internet distribution is 17 million according to the total number of viewers of the major American broadcaster NBC, which is the smallest number of viewers in the Summer Olympics since the 2000 Sydney Olympics. It was also known to have recorded the numbers.
The number of viewers at the NBC at the opening ceremony of the 'Tokyo 2020 Olympics' turned out to be the lowest level in the past six Summer Olympic Games broadcasts --GIGAZINE
This time, Akamai reported the measurement results of traffic related to the Tokyo Olympics delivered on the CDN service provided by Akamai. According to reports, the average peak traffic during the Tokyo Olympics reached 8.3Tbps, far exceeding the previous record of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics (3Tbps). Also, at the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, a total of 234 million hours of Olympic-related movies were played, but at the Tokyo Olympics, it was more than doubled to 500 million hours.
Furthermore, peak traffic reached 10 Tbps on August 7, when the finals of notable sports such as baseball, soccer, and basketball were held during the Tokyo Olympics. This is more than double the peak traffic of the Rio de Janeiro Olympics, 4.5 Tbps.
However, according to Akamai, the average peak traffic of the UEFA European Championship held from June 11th to July 11th, 2021 was 17.5Tbps, which was much higher than the record of the Tokyo Olympics. In addition, the Italian-England final on July 11 recorded 35 Tbps, well above the maximum peak traffic of the Tokyo Olympics. Akamai explained why there was a big difference in traffic between the Tokyo Olympics and the UEFA European Championship. 'The difference in traffic is influenced by the concentration of users.' 'Soccer games have a fixed start time, and the game lasts for two hours. That's rarely the case, whereas at the Olympics there are different competitions throughout the day. ' In fact, there is a big difference in traffic between the Tokyo Olympics and the UEFA European Championship, but the total movie playback time of the UEFA European Championship is 578 million hours, which is close to the record of the Tokyo Olympics (500 million hours).
In addition, regarding the Tokyo Olympics and Internet communication, it is also talked about that the pirated version of the broadcast video of the opening ceremony was released as 'the first 8K pirated movie in history'.
The video of the opening ceremony of the Tokyo Olympics will be released as the first 'pirated 8K movie' in history, with a capacity of about 135GB --GIGAZINE
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