Thursday, December 09, 2004

New Network Services: Microsoft Xbox Live Traffic Quadruples Following Halo-2 Launch

New Network Services: Microsoft Xbox Live Traffic Quadruples Following Halo-2 Launch : "Microsoft Xbox Live traffic on service provider networks quadrupled following the November 9th launch of Halo-II -- which set entertainment industry records by selling 2.4-million units in the U.S. and Canada on the first day of availability, driving cash register receipts to the $125-million mark. A new study by broadband traffic measurement specialist Sandvine Incorporated shows that these traffic levels are continuing, raising QoS concerns for service providers eager to keep gamers."

Via Watching Microsoft Like a Hawk
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