1.2m devices: Telstra breaks weekend sports streaming record

• Across all the sports apps, the highest number of concurrent viewers to date is 109,000.

Telstra quietly broke an internal record this month for the most mobile devices
streaming sport on its apps in a single weekend, with 1.2 million individual devices
streaming NRL, AFL and Netball through the sports apps, reports Fairfax Media’s
Jennifer Duke.

At one point on the weekend of August 10-11, 82,120 viewers concurrently streamed
the Hawthorn versus Geelong AFL match. Across all the sports apps, the highest
number of concurrent viewers to date is 109,000.

• Record number of concurrent plays for a single match: Hawthorn versus Geelong, Round 21, 82,000
• Record minutes streamed across a round: Round 19, 22.4 million minutes
• Record number concurrent plays over a round: Round 21, 97,000
• Record number of plays over a round: Round 21, 2.7 million
• Record number of unique devices over a round: Round 21, 500,000
• Record number of devices over a round: Round 21, 900,000
• Round with highest Wi-Fi minutes consumed: Round 20 11.7 million minutes
• Round with highest mobile network minutes consumed: Round 2, 9.3 million minutes

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