CDNs are much more than just high-speed links between Origins and ISP (Internet Service Provider) networks. Instead, they form a complete ecosystem of storage and processing, and they create new possibilities for highly efficient streaming at scale that will likely replace broadcasting technologies. In this article we look at the different workloads for Live and VOD to understand better how they operate.
Pay TV operators have followed major video streamers to combat unauthorized credentials sharing among friends and family beyond the subscriber’s home. But they face a delicate balance between cracking down on the practice and avoiding annoying innocent customers.
We discuss the accelerating evolution of immersive media experiences & consumer technology, whether the mainstream media is keeping pace with the gamification of media consumption and the exponential growth in delivery capacity that will be required to support mass audience consumption.
Part 7 of The Big Guide To OTT is a set of three articles which examine the pivotal role of CDN’s, how they are evolving and how Open Caching aims to support broadcast grade streaming.
The role of embedded security baked into hardware for video services has extended beyond the set top box to DRMs and mobile viewing devices such as smartphones, through Trusted Execution Environments.
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.
Forensic watermarking is extending beyond premium movie and live sports content to protect lower value on demand assets as well. It is becoming an essential pillar of revenue protection, alongside DRM and encryption.
Telco fixed access networks are “the last mile” to homes and commercial buildings. They play a key role in the delivery of OTT Video, and are undergoing big changes to support its growth.
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