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The Tech That Powered The 2014 Sochi Olympics 20140 What Powered the 2014 Winter OLYMPIC GAMES in Sochi? The Russian organizers of the Sochi Winter Olympics set out to impress the world with the biggest-ever Winter Games. From construction to infrastructure, Field Nation explores just what it took to build the most extravagant Winter Olympic Games ever. What is the Olympic Formula? 15 Sports 17 Days 2,850 Athletes 98 Events 3 Billion television viewers 700 new cell towers 37,000 security officers 25,000 volunteers 11 Venues $51 billion to power the Sochi Winter Olympics! (The most expensive Winter Olympics ever staged) What Powered the Olympic Games? $580 million on construction and modernization of telecommunications in the Sochi region 400 & 1,000 servers security network devices 2,500 wireless access points 5,600 computers, each responsible for tasks such as providing real-time Olympics information to 9,500 accredited broadcasters and members of the media 120,000 Network that could support an anticipated mobile devices at any given time 1,500 HD TVs scattered throughout all11 competitive venues HD Internet protocol television (IPTV) technology to distribute ((w) 36 HD video channels to each Olympic venue 1-2 terabytes of data usage per day Results From the Opening Ceremony The average speed in the 3G network at the stadium was 3-5 Mbps while the 4G network was more than 20 Mbps. Approximately 75% of the mobile gadgets used at the event were smartphones. 130,000 calls were made and 50,000 SMS messagės were sent during the ceremony Network users uploaded and dowhloaded more than 400GB of data in the 2G/3G/4G networks. DID YOU KNOW? Most of Sochi's The Sochi Games were the first to offer infrastructure 4G connectivity at a speed of 10 MBPS and connected to a single infrastructure, thanks to the projects to support the games, including the main stadium and other sporting Avaya network. venues, were built from scratch. During the course of the games, there were an estimated 40,000 network users (press, athletes, volunteers, officials, etc.). They were also the first to leverage network virtualization, helping the Sochi Organizing Committee raise the bar in terms of simplicity, reliability, and speed. Sources : * Field Nation

The Tech That Powered The 2014 Sochi Olympics

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We've compiled the tech that powered the 2014 Sochi Olympics. From 4G and wifi networks to VOIP and flat panel TVs, this is the tech that made it all tick. Brought to you by Field Nation! https://ww...


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