Broadcast Grade CDN white paper
Jet-Stream will release a new white paper on Content Delivery Summit, New York, May 14.
From Internet Grade to Broadcast Grade CDNs
The new Jet-Stream white paper addresses these topics:
- Lack of end to end SLAs in the OTT value chain is a blocking issue for consumers to mass adopt OTT services
- Quality of Experience is a euphemism: consumers demand broadcast grade quality and performance
- Only telco powered CDNs can enable end to end SLAs since they control the CDN right down to the last mile
- However regular Internet CDN and vendor CDN technologies were never intented and designed for premium content delivery
- Introducing the terms Internet Grade CDNs, Industrial Grade CDNs and Broadcast Grade CDNs.
Make sure you get your hard copy on the show!
Can't wait? Download the document here (PDF, 3.8MB)
KPN introduces three screens
KPN announced a three screens service to their IPTV customer base.
The free service enables their IPTV subscribers to watch television on their PCs and iPads via their home WiFi.
The service is not made available via 3G or beyond the home’s WiFi due to mobile network capacity limitations and content licensing restrictions. The features for iPad and PCs are different. The iPad allows you to pause and on the PC you can rent VOD titles.
A new Era | Web 3.0 | premium television | next-gen CDNs
Web 3.0: premium television
1st generation Internet
1993-1999: Web 1.0. The first decade of the Internet was all about pioneering. We had dial-up internet, with slow and unreliable connections. We pioneered live streaming in 1994. The potential audience of the web was small. There was no business in content services. Video was a challenge. The first Global CDNs emerged, focussing on web delivery, using caching and DNS technologies. Internet was a technical revolution.
Netflix performance over ISPs North America
Nice charts and explanation here.
Read the comments as well for a nice debate about who’s to pay for the enormous traffic amounts.
Does Net Neutrality issue in USA affect the Internet?
The USA accounts for (approximately) just 10% of the entire global population of Internet users: