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Release of Apple iOS 7 Software Leads to Internet Surge across the Fluidata Network

Posted by Dan Pope on Sep 25, 2013 10:32:11 AM

A trend we’ve watched with some interest here at Fluidata over the last few years is the surges in traffic across our network during popular sporting events. The Olympics last year providing perhaps the best example.


Topic Apple Bandwidth BYOD Network News IOS IOS7 Olympics

2012 Year in Review

Posted by Dan Pope on Jan 3, 2013 8:30:52 AM

In many ways the late naughties and the early part of this decade (what are we calling this one by the way?) have been characterised by what’s wrong with this country: the recession, the riots, union strikes, press misdemeanours and expenses scandals. And while 2012 has not been bereft of such of problems, it has been punctuated by events – The Jubilee, The Olympics and the Paralympics - that to many people’s surprise and even more’s delight, cut a swathe through all the gloom and cynicism and for a few short, golden weeks made everyone feel… well a bit better; about life and about Britain - Great Britain.


Topic Cisco C&W Facebook fluidata great britain Jubilee 4G News WCIT 3G Olympics Paralympics Vodafone

No Distance Left to Run: Final Network stats and thoughts on London 2012

Posted by Dan Pope on Aug 16, 2012 10:57:43 AM

The flame now extinguished, the final race run, the games are all played out.


Topic London 2012 Network Traffic IP News Olympic Network Route Embargo Velodrome Olympics

Olympic Update: Popularity of games pushes network traffic to new levels

Posted by Dan Pope on Aug 6, 2012 4:33:01 PM

At Fluidata we are always intrigued by the traffic surges we see on our business network during sporting events. We’ve been recording and sharing this information for a number of years now and knew that the Olympics was likely to take traffic levels on our network to an unprecedented level.


Topic Network Traffic Bradly Wiggins News Week 1 Olympics

The Olympic technology legacy

Posted by Dan Pope on Jul 23, 2012 8:51:49 AM

With The Olympics now a tantalising 4 days away we discuss what kind of technological legacy the games might leave behind.


Topic bbc London Athens Barcelona News Seoul Wifi 3G Olympic Player Olympics

The Olympic Effect

Posted by Dan Pope on Apr 13, 2012 3:12:03 PM

Fluidata Olympic Countdown - 105 days to go.


Topic 3G Connectivity London Olympic Route ORN News Leased Line Alternative Olympics

Disruption to Fibre Orders in London

Posted by Dan Pope on Feb 9, 2012 7:58:53 PM

169 days to go


Topic ORN A501 News TFL Transport for London fibre Olympic Route Network Olympics

Where will you be watching the 2012 Olympic games from?

Posted by Dan Pope on Dec 23, 2011 9:57:36 AM

The London Olympics 2012 is the next most exciting event since Common Wealth 2002. The games will open on 27th July at the Olympic parks and Village in Strafford and will run until the closing ceremony on 12th August. There will then be a two week transition period before the Paralympics Games open on 29th August running for 11 days. Over 10.8 million tickets have been allocated for the 27 day period which will spread across a total of 34 venues and about quarter of the ticket holders will descend on London from overseas. However if you are one of the unlucky ones that didn’t get a ticket, where will you be watching the games from?


Topic 2012 bbc Firewalls iplayer London QoS News Olympics Paralympics

Fluidata Olympic countdown 242 days to go. Is your business prepared?

Posted by Dan Pope on Nov 28, 2011 9:05:58 AM

The Olympic Games will be an exciting time for our capital city, but with over 11 million spectators and athletes set to make our busy transport infrastructure even busier, how will businesses be affected?


Topic 2012 Alcatel-Lucent Canary Wharf London Bridge News remote working WAN Olympics VoIP

Getting ready for the Olympics

Posted by Dan Pope on Nov 10, 2011 7:00:09 AM

260 days to go


Topic Locog News Olympics Paralympics