The Big Guide To OTT: Part 6 - Internet Infrastructure

Part 6 of The Big Guide To OTT is a set of three articles which examine how Internet Exchanges, Telco Access Networks and ISP’s are all having to adapt to the rapid growth of OTT video services.

About The Big Guide To OTT

The Big Guide To OTT is an eleven part series of Themed Content Collections that will publish during 2023. Each part tackles a different aspect of OTT. There are multiple articles per part delivered in a free PDF download.

As OTT delivery grows, driven by both consumer demand and content provider strategy, there are many adjustments to manage. They include new production approaches, scaling content distribution, personalising, protecting, and monetising content, and assuring audience QoE.

Content providers are delivering a mix of live, linear, and on-demand content. Business models are blending - subscription with advertising and direct-to-consumer with service aggregation. The internet-enabled OTT delivery model is driving the media industry through a giant transformation.

The Broadcast Bridge has been covering OTT since it began. The Big Guide To OTT re-visits and updates our extensive coverage of the subject.

Details of all eleven parts of The Big Guide To OTT can be found HERE.


About Part 6 - Internet Infrastructure

Part 6 is a free PDF download which contains three original articles:

Article 1 : Internet Exchanges & The Growth Of OTT
Demand for internet connectivity continues to grow rapidly. Internet exchange providers are now part of our critical infrastructure and their integration with ISPs and content providers is defining CDN and network expansion.

Article 2 : Telco Access Networks & The Growth Of OTT
Delivering high availability and reliable data to the final mile requires replacing the whole copper delivery infrastructure with fiber. Live OTT demands high bandwidth at peak times, requiring us to rethink our approach to caching.

Article 3 : ISPs And The Growth Of OTT Video
Internet Service Providers (ISPs) are experiencing significant growth in bandwidth consumption largely due to the uptake of OTT video services and the growth in numbers of connected devices per household. ISPs are therefore navigating the path of making investments in their networks that support their own financial requirements and their customers’ expectations.

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