Game Time: How Avaya's Technology Fueled The 2014 Winter Olympics


4. Social Media Craze

Olympic officials and athletes in 2014 were busier than ever when it came to tweeting, Facebook-posting and other social media activities.

According to Avaya's data, network analytics showed that, during just a four-hour period within the first week of the games, the Olympic family network -- which consists of athletes, officials and journalists -- generated 5,130 MB of data from using Twitter, 2,222 MB of data using Facebook and 1,475 MB of data using Skype.

Instagram was another crowd favorite, generating 746 MB.