Ovum - Esports' Olympic Dream
This third-party research report from market analysts Ovum discusses esports’ rapid revenue growth and an initiative to include it in the 2024 Olympic Games. The hope is that the event will now be streaming live, and players will compete alongside the athletes through VR, AR, and mobile devices. All this puts pressure on the network to match streaming delivery with broadcast speeds and facilitation of real-time interactivity. This report discusses the growth and future of esports, how the Olympic Games are leveraging a new type of athlete, and how network providers are responding to it all.