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Rio Olympics Mobile Data Traffic Tops 1.4 TB

Mobile data traffic during the opening ceremony of the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro almost doubled compared to the final of the 2014 World Cup in Brazil, from 0.7 TB to 1.4 TB (up and down).

During the Brazilian World Cup final, the average was 18 photos sent/received per viewer, while during the opening of the Olympics, 36 photos were sent/received. According to ANATEL, (Brazil’s National Telecommunications Agency), there were no incidents of severe congestion or signal disruptions recorded on the mobile networks.