Geek Links of the Week

A new study says that we’re about four years away from eSports broadcasting being a $300 million per year industry and viewership topping 6 billion hours of video consumed annually. If you want to get in, it’s a good time because eSports is only going to get bigger from here. An etg. sponsored eSports team/competition anyone? [The Daily Dot]

The much ballyhooed eSports Global Network (ESGN) didn’t go too far before running into financial trouble. The first attempt at an eSports channel in the same style as the 24-hour mainstream sports networks hasn’t exactly been successful. What might this mean for eSports? [PC Games N]

There’s probably fibre internet in your city. You just can’t use it because Big Telecom will cut off your town from the outside of the world if someone tries selling you its use. [Vice]

Have you ever wanted a rough look at the data that travels across the internet in real-time? That would be what this site says they’ve got for you. [PennyStocks]

Looking for a review of the latest Ubisoft game? This link has you covered. [Games.on.net]

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About Steve Murray

Steve is the founder and editor of The Lowdown Blog and et geekera. On The Lowdown Blog, he often writes about motorsports, hockey, politics and pop culture. Over on et geekera, Steve writes about geek interests and lifestyle. Steve is on Twitter at @TheSteveMurray.

Posted on June 6, 2014, in Links of the Week. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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