Sports Latency Comparison

Super Bowl 2021: Lag Behind Real Time
Super Bowl 2021: Audience Drift


Phenix collected 285 data points across seven (7) streaming sources on multiple devices. Each data point was measured by comparing the delay of the streaming source behind either the Over The Air (OTA), Cable or Satellite signals (not shown in chart). Phenix benchmarked latency of OTA, Cable and Satellite against the Verizon 5G SuperStadium in-stadium experience, which was 1 second behind the action on the field. Combining these measurements provided the average delay/lag/latency of the streaming sources behind real-time.

Verizon 5G SuperStadium is based on the NFL App’s in stadium multi-angle experience.
CBS includes CBS All Access,, and the CBS Sports App.

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