It was Game of Thrones 2017 all over again… or #floptus all over again…
Online demand to watch State of Origin last night sent 9Now into a tailspin.
Earlier in the day it promised this:
But by 8:26pm 9Now was apologising to all the complaints online.
Annoyed fans were not buying their next explanation….
Here’s a snapshot of their replies:
How is it unprecedented??????? Why is this always the excuse companies give when their streaming services crap out during a live event?? You knew it was coming m8
Bullshit unprecedented. What did you learn from Optus World Cup, the census, your trends of live matches and viewership stats. Apply that model with a level of competence and not skimp out of bandwidth and endpoints, you wouldn’t have a problem. FTA doesn’t deserve the rights.
Love how channel 9 sport thinks they are the best in the world and then this happens! – maybe give the livestream to Foxtel?!?
Maybe you could let @FOXNRLLive livestream it for us instead? I’m sure they will puke be ready for ‘unprecedented’ traffic
It seems to be resolved, but unprecedented? Come on, you can surely just take it on the chin say you stuffed up..it’s okay, we forgive you.
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