What latency you guys are getting in hotstar , Its LIVE is no more live for me

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Is Hotstar live real-time for you guys?

My friends are getting way faster than me :( .
what is your latency to this ip?
 

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Should not matter, as the video will be sent from akamai IP which will be different. Try refreshing?
Btw ping to that IP is 45ms.
Ping to www.hotstar.com is 25ms.
 
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I get under 6ms to Hotstar.com. Hotstar uses Akamai which has a datacenter in Bangalore, so you should get under 20ms at worst.

Code:
[email protected]:~# ping www.hotstar.com
PING www.hotstar.com (117.239.141.120): 56 data bytes
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=0 ttl=60 time=6.146 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=1 ttl=60 time=5.856 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=2 ttl=60 time=5.945 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=3 ttl=60 time=5.941 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=4 ttl=60 time=5.951 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=5 ttl=60 time=6.410 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=6 ttl=60 time=6.298 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=7 ttl=60 time=5.938 ms
64 bytes from 117.239.141.120: seq=8 ttl=60 time=5.867 ms
^C
--- www.hotstar.com ping statistics ---
9 packets transmitted, 9 packets received, 0% packet loss
round-trip min/avg/max = 5.856/6.039/6.410 ms
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I watch IPL with my friends in discord. So they react to that thing and i'll watch that happening in my screen 5-8 secs later ,which is frustrating thing in watching live cricket :( . You guys getting different routes or am i missing something here? . Is DNS the culprit ? Let me change it.
 
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Okay it is Google's DNS which made me to connect to that IP for Hotstar . Here is BSNL & Cloud fare's DNS given ip for hotstar.com

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After some quick research , google DNS also messed up with IP for reddit.com also .

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If I use 1.1.1.1, it takes me to reddit like this

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and 61.1.1.1 messes up for this one on pingplotter but somehow website loaded on chrome (maybe IP not ping-able?)
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So in conclusion I have to use 1.1.1.1 which itself has 50ms delay

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Anyway Hotstar does not provide enough bandwidth bit-rate for live videos.. its around 2-6 Mbps only. Not good enough for HD sports streaming. The ball movement in many TV's are jittery. 12-20 Mbps needed for smooth sports streaming.
 


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Anyway Hotstar does not provide enough bandwidth bit-rate for live videos.. its around 2-6 Mbps only. Not good enough for HD sports streaming. The ball movement in many TV's are jittery. 12-20 Mbps needed for smooth sports streaming.
Yep I seriously thought Amazon should have bought the rights for digital streaming. Their transit is also huge for that much demand
They can leverage the advantage of owning Twitch for a long time

As Hotstar uses AWS for backend , it is going to be pretty costly for them
 
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@Joyous it's only 5mbps max yep its jittery I watch it on laptop so mine is not that pixelated . If you watch it using >32" TV's you can easily notice the picture compression . It's India bro what can you expect , they want to save money on everything .