READING AND VIEWING
INFOGRAPHIC: THE OTT TAKEOVER
Why the move to HDR matters for more than just 4K—
and why OTT services and devices are going to lead
LATENCY: THE FINAL FRONTIER
FOR STREAMING VIDEO ENTERTAINMENT?
By Jason Thibeault
Delays of up to two minutes can really destroy the live
sports experience. Walled garden solutions aren’t working,
so it’s up to CDNs to provide relief.
BEYOND TCP: MEET THE NEXT
GENERATION OF TRANSPORT PROTOCOLS
By Tim Siglin
Lower latency while increasing reliability:
That’s the promise of alternate transmission protocols
that expand on TCP or simply replace it as the streaming
MEASURE IT, IMPROVE IT:
FOR VIDEO PUBLISHERS, QOE AND QOS ARE CRITICAL
By Jan Ozer
Today’s market is too competitive for subpar experiences.
If companies aren’t monitoring quality of service and
quality of experience, they’re likely losing viewers—
CDN MARKET PRICING DOWN,
BUT OVERALL GROWTH CONTINUES
At last week’s Content Delivery Summit, Dan Rayburn
presented his annual survey of pricing and trends in
the industry. Per-GB prices are down, but CDNs are
making up for the drop with increased efficiencies and
OTT TO OVERTAKE BROADCAST IN FIVE YEARS:
New annual Unisphere report highlights maturing OTT
market, with most respondents saying OTT viewing will
overtake broadcast within 5 years.
HOW CAN CDNS MEASURE AND IMPROVE QOE?
CBS Interactive’s Zac Shenker and Level 3’s Ryan Korte
discuss the challenges of meeting heightened user QoE
expectations for live streams in this clip from Streaming
Media West 2017.
IS APPLE’S HEVC SUPPORT A
GAME-CHANGER FOR CONTENT PROVIDERS?
Bitmovin’s Stefan Lederer and Twitch’s Tarek Amara
discuss the changing market dynamics of HEVC in the
current codec climate.