Record traffic in redGalaxy CDN during #koncertdlabohaterów on player.pl

redGalaxy CDN traffic has exceeded 750 Gb/s. It was achieved during the online broadcast of #koncertdlabohaterów on player.pl.

The player.pl portal has been using redGalaxy technology, developed by Atende Software, since 2011. One of the elements of the OTT technology platform is the content delivery network, redGalaxy CDN, which enables the transmission of video streaming content on a very large scale. The system consists of about 200 servers located in the networks of major telecommunications operators and at domestic and foreign internet traffic exchange points. It is based on proprietary software developed and improved from the very beginning of the Atende Software. The total capacity of redGalaxy CDN is over 1 Tbit / s (terabit per second).

On Saturday, April 4, one of the most important events in the history of player.pl took place – it was a charity concert organized by the TVN Foundation “Nie jesteś sam” under the slogan #KoncertDlaBohaterów. It was a symbolic “thank you” for the involvement of health professionals in the fight against the coronavirus epidemic. The musicians played from their homes, connecting to the studio via the Internet. Performers include Roksana Węgiel, Blue Cafe, Maryla Rodowicz, Beata Kozidrak, Marcin Wyrostek, ENEJ and Tomek Lipiński. The event was hosted by Marcin Prokop.

During the concert, the traffic in redGalaxy CDN system reached a record level of nearly 750 Gbit / s. Thus, the concert was one of the largest events broadcast on the Polish Internet.

– I am glad that Atende Software was a technological partner of such a unique event. By supporting this level of traffic, we proved that Internet TV can successfully complement – and in the future replace – linear television – comments Przemysław Frasunek, Vice President of Atende Software.

#koncertdlabohaterow– description of the action
The action was a symbolic “thank you” for the heroic work of doctors, nurses, rescuers, paramedics and other medical staff who care about our lives and health in these difficult weeks. The concert was attended by artists and musicians who support the fight against coronavirus in Poland. During the event, funds were collected to support the fight against the epidemic of COVID19. You can still join the action by sending SMS saying “Help” to the number 7126 (cost PLN 1.23 including VAT) or by making a payment to the dedicated account of the TVN Foundation “Nie jesteś sam”: PL 10 1140 1010 0000 2581 1800 1077 (mBank).

Atende Software is the leading OTT technology provider in CEE. redGalaxy is a one-stop-shop for a hassle-free internet television, which consists of proprietary service delivery platform, content delivery network, transcoders and content security systems, as well as client applications for a variety of end devices. redGalaxy is utilized by major broadcasters and carriers, such as: TVN Discovery Poland, P4 (Play network operator), TV3 Group (operator operating in the Baltic States). Every day, the platform delivers content to millions of end-users.

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