How many people would be interested in watching two chess players spending hours moving pieces around on a chess board? Apparently, millions.
The recent World Chess Championship was held at the iconic Fulton Market Building in historic South Street Seaport, New York City. Broadcasting demand was worldwide and press from across the globe converged to cover the iconic championship match. The event required a dedicated and highly reliable Internet connection from Natural Wireless to broadcast live across the globe.
With its extensive experience in providing reliable advanced broadband and HD Wi-Fi connectivity, Natural Wireless was chosen as the exclusive provider for advanced technology requirements for the World Chess Championship. Natural Wireless provided a primary dedicated 1 / 1Gbps connection with backup redundant connection to guarantee 100% up time and network performance for the event that was broadcasted live worldwide in real time.
Interest with the World Chess Championship matches between Magnus Carlsen and Sergey Karjakin grew by the day – particularly online. The ultra HD live stream from the tournament venue in New York’s South Street Seaport was accessed by millions of viewers daily. Natural Wireless enabled chess lovers to have closer proximity to the action than ever before, allowing them to experience the Championship matches as if from the best seats in the house.
The broadband usage at the event was extraordinary. Over ninety terabytes (90 TB) were uploaded and downloaded. The high-density Wi-Fi coverage at the venue supported simultaneous and uninterrupted connections for over 600 devices at any given time – media and attendees alike could stay connected and share their experience of the event. 100% up time and network performance supported by the Natural Wireless’s redundant broadband network design.
For over a decade, Natural Wireless has been providing high-capacity, dedicated and symmetrical broadband connectivity with true redundancy to businesses and enterprise customers, large and small events, residential complexes, hotels, medical centers, convention centers, and more. Find out about how Natural Wireless boasts 99.99% uptime here!