Akamai Olympics Every Second Counts

When Every Second Counts

Count on Akamai

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.

Watch how Akamai connected viewers across the globe with
expectation-shattering experiences, anywhere, on any device.

Brazil Online Event Highlights 2016

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

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