Viewing of live online video streams of Hurricane Gustav has reached a record 1.4 million streams since midnight, as of 4 p.m. EDT, a CNN spokesperson has told Beet.TV. This sets a record for the most live video streams in one day at CNN.
Aug. 29 represented one
of the year’s highest traffic days for CNN.com, as well as its highest traffic
day during the week of the Democratic National convention, generating more than
77 million page views and attracting 10 million unique visitors. CNN.com
also served an impressive 4.9 million video streams, including nearly 529,000
live streams served through CNN.com Live."
— Andy Plesser