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How Can Broadcasters Scale Infrastructure for Major Sports Events?

Matthew George

Global sporting events like the upcoming World Cup in Qatar require broadcasters to deliver live content to end users with consistent ultra-low latency. To do that, they must deploy distributed infrastructure at the digital edge. In this case, the digital edge will be anywhere fans are watching from, which means just about anywhere there are people with internet-enabled devices. When it comes to deploying at the digital edge, live sports broadcasters face several unique challenges: Enabling a consistent user experience across time zones and devices Ensuring network scalability to keep up with shifting demand Setting up temporary infrastructure quickly and cost-effectively

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Posted by Matthew George on Nov 14, 2022

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