World Cup distracts workers as UK internet traffic surges 23% during office hours

It seems like World Cup fever is now having an impact on businesses as a massive 23% increase over normal daytime web traffic in the UK is recorded by managed service provider Star.

With a big game between Portugal and Ivory Coast being held in the afternoon on Tuesday, workers desperate to watch the match turned to live streaming.

Here is the graph prepared by Star for internet traffic on Tuesday 15 June.

It will be interesting to see the surge when England play Slovenia during the afternoon an June 23rd.

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