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World Cup to showcase video streaming capabilities

June 13, 2010  »  BroadbandNo Comment

Many folks are taking an interest toward the technical logistics behind the presentation of the FIFA World Cup in South Africa. Perhaps the most interest lies around the video streaming possibilities, especially via mobile. Until now, a large portion of mobile subscribers have been unaware of such developments. Furthermore, many users do not realize that smart phones are susceptible to viruses just like an ordinary computer. Finally, despite the adequate bandwidth capacity in primary networks, live streams risk swamping corporate networks during weekday matches.

For more details, have a glance at these articles from the first week of June:

  • World Cup coverage expands on the Web, cell phones {Associated Press}
  • How the World Cup could hit office productivity and net access  {The Independent}
  • IT sector wary of FIFA World Cup threats {AMEinfo}
  • Top five tips for streaming World Cup matches to desktops {}
  • It could be a victory for Africa {LiveMint}