Broadpeak, a French provider of content delivery network (CDN) and video streaming technology, has completed the first trial of its Cache Orchestrator.
With mature, cloud-based services now prevalent across the industry, helping to process and distribute content faster and more accurately than ever before, the long sought-after promise of producing content in the cloud—reducing cost and physical barriers—prompted broadcasters and production companies to experiment with new ways to make it a common reality.
Megacable, one of Mexico’s largest triple play providers, has optimized delivery of its Xview+ streaming service with the help of French provider of CDN and video streaming technology Broadpeak.
Part 1 of this series described how network-side QoE (Quality of Experience) measurement is fundamental to proactively assuring the quality of OTT services. At its core, the network-side can be an early warning system for QoS, which in turn correlates to actual QoE performance. This article considers the two types of network monitoring available to us, relative priorities for the points of measurement, and how the video platforms contributing to OTT services are evolving to support OTT quality at scale.
Broadcasters such as the BBC and CNN were among major casualties of the recent global internet outage involving Californian CDN provider Fastly, which will lead to re-evaluation of measures to reduce impact of such disruptions in future.