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The Brazil games drove 100x more live streaming than London and Sochi, at 2 times
the speed and 3 times the traffic peaks. Streaming volume has never been bigger and
the stakes have never been higher. We understand how a single moment can define
the success or failure of an entire event.

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Brazil Online Event Highlights 2016

Peak Traffic Stats to Date
Max Peak Traffic
Peak Audience Size
Average Video Bitrate

Historic Online Event Milestones

2004 US Election Day - 21 Gbps
2008 Major Golf Tournament - 444 Gbps
2009 TV Everywhere - 1 Tbps
2011 Royal Wedding - 1.3 Tbps
2012 Super Bowl - 1.4 Tbps
2014 Sochi Coverage - 3.5 Tbps
2014 FIFA World Cup - 6.9 Tbps
2016 Euro Cup - 7.3 Tbps

Traffic by Region

Data represents an aggregated global view of online traffic.

Peak Viewership by Event

Rollover the peaks to view what games are driving the most traffic