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Global CDN Services Market About $5B in 2023, Expected To Grow 3% In 2024, Driven by AWS

[The short URL for this blog post is cdnmarket.com] The market for third-party CDN services, which I define as the delivery of video and small and large objects, was about $5 billion in 2023, which I break down in detail below. This figure does not include revenue for services tied to security (WAF, DDoS, etc.), […]

Thirteen Years of Super Bowl Streaming Viewership Stats, 2012-2024

2024 marks the thirteenth year of broadcast networks streaming the Super Bowl. While many viewership numbers are compared to one another each year, there are a lot of variables between the games. In the early years, broadcast networks used the metric of simultaneous streams or current streams when reporting numbers, but as an industry, we […]

Update on CDN Market and Akamai’s Business, Key Takeaways From Full Year Earnings

I’ve highlighted some interesting numbers and takeaways from Akamai’s Q4 and full-year 2023 earnings for those tracking the CDN industry. At times, I hear some people suggest Akamai isn’t really in the CDN market anymore, which could not be further from the truth. The company still dominates the overall industry and is the largest player […]

Live Blogging Super Bowl LVIII Stream on Paramount+ Across Devices

The Paramount+ live stream of the Super Bowl has started and is 1080P 60fps true PQ HDR, has no color space conversions and is encoded for six bitrates maxing out at 12Mbps. The CBS Sports app stream requires TV Everywhere authentication and points to a local affiliate. Various MVPDs and vMVPDs are picking up an […]

A List of the Top 10 Largest Live Streaming Events in History and How They Are Measured

[Updated June 30, 2024] It has been three decades since some of the first live events were streamed online in 1993, starting with audio-only events suited for dial-up users. Since the streaming media industry started, many have continued to debate which online event has had the largest total viewership. In all honesty, no one truly […]

Live Streaming the Super Bowl Across 12 Devices and 6 Platforms

I’m testing the FOX Sports live stream of the Super Bowl (1080p HDR, upscaled to 4K) across 12 devices from 6 different platforms including multiple models of Apple TV’s, Roku’s, Fire TV’s, Macbook’s, iPad’s and smart TVs from Samsung, LG and Vizio. The platforms I’m streaming from include the FOX Sports website, FOX Sports app, […]

Episode 47: Super Bowl Won’t Stream in Native 4K; DAZN Discloses Sub Numbers; How Many FAST Channels Are Too Many?

Podcast Episode 47 is live! This week we highlight the price increases from fuboTV, DirecTV Stream and HBO Max’s ad-free plan, with many live linear plans now being more expensive than cable TV. We also discuss news from FOX Sports who said their NFL Playoffs/Super Bowl broadcast schedule will not be broadcast or streamed in […]