Audience: Content providers, CDN providers and streaming technologists
Subscriptions for video-on-demand services (SVOD) have now surpassed pay-TV subscriptions. Due to this new viewing trend, combined with the expectation of having a quality experience that is the same if not better than broadcast, the end-to-end infrastructure to support video delivery (particularly for SVOD) has evolved. To render an Internet-video streaming experience that is equivalent (or better) to broadcast-TV, a video delivery ecosystem is required that does not impose a latency penalty to the viewer along with providing a last-mile that is capable of delivering video stream quality on par with standard video or a High Definition video including ultra-high definition (4K and 8K).
Top 3 take-away:
• Minimizes spinning wheel experience for a subscription video-on-demand viewer
• Maximizes opportunity for content providers to retain and attract subscribers
• Demonstrates improvements in both latency and video quality