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Most hotels provide guests with a TV in their room and a selection of local and international channels to choose from. But what happens when guests catching the morning news need to skip into the bathroom for a shave, before heading off to their early meeting? Some high profile hotels offer a TV screen enclosure in every room’s bathroom mirror, to allow guests to carry on watching their program while getting ready. But this is
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Anevia has been recognized by the CIOReview as one of 20 most promising content delivery network solution providers! The dynamic growth of fast access internet Content Delivery Networks solutions is pushing to reduce page load time and serving site content regardless of proximity to the visitors and their location. A major component of this digital super highway, video streaming, is expected to grow fourfold by 2020, when Cisco predicts 82 percent of all IP traffic will be video.This requires
In this previous article, we looked at how OTT is changing the game for content producers, delivery networks and ISPs, from a business stand point. Here, let’s share a perspective on the impacts of OTT from a technical point of view and the challenges the players in this new field will need to face when planning and developing their infrastructure. To make things simple, let’s break down these challenges into four main aspects. Making content compatible with all
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The Glossary of OTT: getting your jargon right, find out key definitions. CDN (or video CDN) A CDN (content delivery network) stores, or caches, the various video streams, packaged for each device format and streams them on-demand to connected user devices. CDN cache servers can be hosted in data centers called PoPs (Points of Presence) that are located close to end users so as to minimize delivery time, or latency. CDNs act as a shield
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Standardisation has always been a tricky issue to tackle in emerging and fast growing industries. OTT is no exception. In particular, the development of multiscreen TV , that lets IPTV customers watch their favourite shows using the device of their choice (TV, tablet, smartphone, etc), in or out of their homes, has created additional overheads for IPTV distribution networks. Indeed, these networks now require a content distribution infrastructure that can produce, distribute, cache and deliver media streams suitable
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