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Case study: Korean Broadcasting System (KBS) and surge streaming

In 2016, KBS experienced traffic overflow that could not be handled every time a popular event occurred, like the earthquake in Gyeongju, the Olympic Games, the World Cup, and the big-hit drama Descendants of the Sun. Although IT resources were acquired and managed during each of these events, KBS needed an infrastructure that could flexibly scale in response to increases in traffic. KBS required proactive response in order to support media-consumption patterns and traffic surges, but the company’s collocation infrastructure had limitations that didn’t meet those needs.

Learn how KBS used AWS migration and Media Services to set up a highly resilient, flexible streaming architecture providing reliable service under even the largest surge in streamers.

Read the full case study here