CDNs have improved in leaps and bounds in the last decade. This white paper asks if mainstream suppliers are now struggling to deliver the next big improvement. We look into whether there could be a window of opportunity for network operators to get back into the game. Live OTT streaming is considered a great catalyst for this opportunity.We finish by looking into what the future of CDN's might look like in the next few years.
In the last decade, Pay-TV operators have added telecoms services to their portfolio just as Telcos have added content services to theirs, creating competitive multi-play markets throughout the world. This White Paper explains how the Smart Home can become a new differentiating service for operators to stay competitive. It explains what the Smart Home actually is for the end user and divides the potential markets it can serve into four clear segments. After determining what the drivers will be for this new emerging market it explains in detail what role services providers can play in it.
Short version of the June 2012 Viaccess-Orca (now VO), Harmonic and Broadpeak White Paper on the technical challenges and business imperatives of OTT.
Long version of the June 2012 Viaccess-Orca (now VO), Harmonic and Broadpeak White Paper on the technical challenges and business imperatives of OTT.
Harmonic and Verimatrix White paper from 2010 explaining the technical background and history leading up to Rate Adaptive streaming. Business impact is also covered.