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Sponsored By: PeerApp

Content caching brings many benefits as operators work out how to cope with the astounding growth in demand for Internet video and other OTT content driven by “Broadband First” consumer behavior. Bringing content closer — local — to consumers increases Quality of Experience and lowers costs. Local content delivery is evolving to go beyond caching to include other capabilities to optimize networks for quality and cost. Local — and open — content delivery platforms can also be the basis for monetization of OTT traffic. 

Sponsored By: Tulix

How do you know which streaming app platform to go with, and who do you approach to help you? The number of over-the-top (OTT) platforms on the market is larger than ever. iOS, Android, FireTV, Roku, Android TV, the list goes on and on... 

Sponsored By: Vantrix

The massive growth of multiscreen video and changing consumption habits are forcing video service providers (VSPs) to rethink their media processing infrastructures.  Traditional fixed-function hardware and appliances no longer provide the flexibility and scalability required for a dynamic, complex and increasingly competitive video landscape.

This e-book outlines 8 must have technologies for next-generation video processing solutions.

Sponsored By: Windows Azure Media Services

Over the Top (OTT) video delivery is a complicated business, with device profiles and delivery technologies  evolving rapidly and requiring specialized technical expertise. Quality of experience is critical to ensuring relevance hinging more and more on the online video experience, media companies can no longer treat online achieving scalable, high-quality, cost-effective video on demand (VOD) over the Internet is tricky and easier said than done.

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This 2015 Global Media Formats Report is an analysis of trends in video formats for web, mobile, broadcast, and OTT distribution. The report covers a data set that includes a massive volume from over 2000 media and entertainment customers. The report includes popularity rates and historic trends within the categories of video and audio codecs/containers, closed caption formats, the latest screen resolutions, adaptive bitrate technologies and DRM frameworks. The report aims to educate video content publishers and developers on the most popular formats and standards today; which ones are gaining popularity and should be considered, and what trends to expect.

Sponsored By: Ooyala

The Latest Chapter in a Competitive Marketplace 

Over-the-top (OTT) delivery of content has opened a new frontier of distribution as well as the floodgates of new competition.

While pay TV has long been a highly competitive marketplace in most developed nations, the push into the OTT space has heightened the competitive tension. Companies from throughout the video ecosystem as well as many non-traditional players are launching their own OTT services, each hoping to establish their position in the future of the video industry. 

This white paper addresses

  • Pay-TV provider strategies in addressing the OTT space
  • Entry of new players in the OTT service space: content producers, hardware, service providers
  • Changing consumer habits driving introduction of new OTT services
  • Factors/characteristics of successful OTT services