Move Networks says it streamed 16.4 million hours of video for World Cup

Move Networks, which provided live streaming of the 2010 World Cup for Televisa in the Latin American market, today said that during the approximately 30 day period of the 2010 FIFA World Cup, 16.4 million hours of video streams were viewed, across 3.2 million unique viewers and 10.5 million streams, with 99.6 percent uptime of Move services.

The 2010 FIFA World Cup live streaming entailed 64 live matches streamed to 15 Latin American countries with customized player pages for each country from June 11 to July 11. In total 140 games were produced supporting 25 different Move players, with fully redundant network operations centers in 3 Move locations, multiple satellite link downloads at Move's Satellite Operations Center, multi-tier performance monitoring, and load balancing across multiple CDNs including Akamai and Limelight.

"Move has proven to be an excellent technology partner for Televisa time and again," said Tony Rallo, VP of Technology Strategy for Televisa. "Not only is Move's technology superior to others we have used, but their ability to manage large scale setup and operations with flawless delivery is unmatched."

In addition to live streaming and giving users the options to choose from multiple live streams, the Move players were customized to provide adjunct content, such as commentary, statistics, World Cup calendar, highlights and on demand content of previous FIFA World Cup matches. The Move player pages supported integrated social networking and integration with Facebook and Twitter. Targeted and localized advertising was supported as well on the player pages with real time reporting across all the regions including reporting on ad viewership for Televisa.

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