CBS Super Bowl video streaming success hinges on overcoming network latency

Super Bowl stadiumCBS may be enabling consumers to stream Sunday's Super Bowl 50 on various devices for free -- including desktops and tablets via its website, as well as on its CBS Sports app on Apple TV, Roku, and Xbox One -- but the success of the stream hinges on its ability to avert delivery delays.

In a new special report, "Live streaming latency: As Super Bowl preps its largest live stream ever, the OTT industry scurries to catch up to broadcast," FierceOnlineVideo said that the impact of millions of viewers in the U.S. alone on Super Bowl streaming quality, buffering and latency could be noticeable if CBS and its delivery vendor partners haven't taken audience scale into account.

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