OPERATIONAL: Royal Wedding expected to break traffic records

Tim Chown tjc at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Fri Apr 29 06:09:28 CDT 2011


On 29 Apr 2011, at 03:26, Rob V wrote:

> Not just that ... Youtube is apparently expecting 400 million (?!) viewers!
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> http://news.yahoo.com/s/zd/20110428/tc_zd/263745
> 
> 
> The doomsayers are out with freshly painted signs ... the Internet will break tomorrow morning! :-)

Must say the quality of the Youtube coverage has been very good, in all senses.

Interesting early on the youtube feed lagged 20+ seconds behind the 'live' BBC TV, then during the ceremony was almost simulataneous.

Tim



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