Ind-SA World Cup match breaks India's online streaming record
The high-profile India-South Africa World Cup group B league fixture recorded an impressive three million individual streams, making it the biggest online streamed cricket match ever in India.cricket Updated: Mar 23, 2011 17:04 IST
The high-profile India-South Africa World Cup group B league fixture recorded an impressive three million individual streams, making it the biggest online streamed cricket match ever in India.
The live streaming of the tie on espnstar.com/cwclive exceeded 43 Gbps of video steaming data at its peak in India, according to global content provider Akamai group.
Over three million streams were delivered to over 1.5 million unique consumers on the match day by ESPNstar.com.
The World Cup 'Free Live Streaming' on espnstar.com has already served a mammoth 55 million views of the CWC Live section of siteto over 17 million unique visitors.
The live web streaming of World Cup has been a huge success ever since it started on February 15 with the warm-up game between India and New Zealand.
Through the first 42 matches, the free live streaming section has received more than 55 million views across the globe, serving 30 million video streams to 17 million unique users – with the quarterfinals still to come.
The India games so far have accounted for 10.7 million streams peaking at three million for the India v/s South Africa game.
The website -- espnstar.com -- has already generated more than 175 million page views in the time period Feb 15th till March 23rd. On the India-South Africa match day, espnstar.com delivered an impressive 12.7 million page views.
The site has seen over 20 million unique users in the same time period.