Topic: content delivery network
CenturyLink, which is anticipating OTT video traffic growth to keep rising, is positioning itself with a new content delivery network to handle the global influx.
Edge platform provider Akamai today announced it has integrated its content delivery network (CDN) capabilities with Microsoft Azure Media Services and Blob Storage.
Verizon Digital Media Services is adding a new batch of platform capabilities including 4K encoding, multi-CDN and quality of service.
In preparation for this year’s Super Bowl, CBS rebuilt its streaming workflow and designed new tools.
For Super Bowl 53, CBS Interactive built a new streaming architecture to deal with a 31% rise in online viewers.
Akamai on Wednesday reported fourth-quarter revenue totaling $713 million, up 8% over the $658 million it reported for the year-ago quarter.
Edge computing is an exciting cloud network advancement that can lower latency for live streaming video. But Netflix doesn’t have much use for it.
Akamai said that earlier this month it set a new record for peak data traveling across its global content delivery network.
Limelight last week lowered its guidance for fiscal 2018, but analysts at Cowen Equity Research see reasons to be optimistic about 2019.
Akamai had third-quarter revenues of $670 million, up 7% year over year, on the strength of growth in its media business and cloud security products.