The Big Guide To OTT: Part 8 - Broadcast Grade Streaming

Part 8 of The Big Guide To OTT is a set of four articles which examine why delivering the business critical high standards of experience customers expect demands direct to consumer live streaming services that achieve the scale and quality of broadcast services.

About The Big Guide To OTT

The Big Guide To OTT is an eleven part series. 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 8 - Broadcast Grade Streaming

Part 8 is a free PDF download which contains four original articles:

Article 1 : Broadcaster OTT & Streaming Video Delivery Networks
With the ongoing growth of OTT content consumption, and the drive from broadcasters to provide high-scale Direct to Consumer OTT services, market requirements now demand streaming services that operate at the scale and quality of existing broadcast services.

Article 2 : Scaling Broadcaster OTT & Streaming Video Delivery Networks
The purpose of the new Video Delivery Network model is to provide high performing capacity with economies of scale for the benefit of (potentially) all broadcasters in a geographic location.

Article 3 : How Broadcast Grade Streaming Will Protect Broadcasters’ Futures
Our partner MainStreaming share their unique insight into the commercial and technical forces shaping the future of streaming for broadcasters.

Article 4 : Ensuring Live Streaming Achieves Broadcast Grade
Broadcast service providers providing live production, contribution, playout and transmission services have observed the continuous and accelerating movement towards OTT services.

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