Live event streaming: When did it start? It has been around longer than you might think

These days, anyone with a smart phone can broadcast live on the internet. But almost thirty years ago, yes… 30 years ago, live streaming an event was not so easy. In fact, it took a group of computer technologist working for large tech companies to broadcast the first live event on the internet in 1993. And as you would expect, the video resolution was very poor compared to the livestreams we see today. You can check out the video here.

Here are a few key moments in history that shows how broadcasting live over the web has evolved throughout the years. Let us know if we have missed anything. Which of these events surprised you the most?

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