MJ’s Funeral Records 2nd Largest Traffic

First, it was the Obama inauguration and now live coverage of Michael Jackson's funeral which triggered the maximum traffic on Akamai.

Akamai received the second largest day ever in terms of total online traffic with the live coverage of the funeral services of Michael Jackson.
Akamai said it delivered more than 2,185,000 live and on-demand streams in Flash and Windows Media formats. Total traffic on the Akamai network surpassed a rate of more than 2 terabits per second during the memorial service.
The largest day on the Akamai network in terms of total traffic on its network was the Obama inauguration live streaming in January 2009.
Akamai also delivered 548 Gbps of live and on-demand Flash streams utilizing Adobe Flash technology.