Video delays plague some "live" streams of World Cup

07/10/2014 | GigaOm

Some World Cup fans who streamed the matches claim the video lagged the live television feed by anywhere from a few seconds to several minutes behind the live television feed. The delays can be caused by some combination of encoding used by a streaming service; the content delivery network; the so-called "last-mile" of broadband; and home routers, Wi-Fi networks and devices used to play the content, Janko Roettgers writes.

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