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Obama inauguration maxes out ORION peering pipe

Briefs | 01/23/2009 8:11 pm EST

ORION’s peering links at the Toronto Internet Exchange (TORIX) reached maximum traffic levels of 2 Gbps on Tuesday, as thousands accessed live streams of the U.S. presidential inauguration. The traffic came from ORION-connected individuals and institutions accessing webcasts such as CBC’s online stream.

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