Deutsche Telekom to Entertain in 4K
Aditya Kishore 4/6/2017 13 comments
Deutsche Telekom says it will bring UHD channels to its Entertain TV service later this year, perhaps adding momentum to the relatively cautious deployment of UHD by pay-TV providers.
Build or Buy: The CDN Dilemma
Aditya Kishore 4/3/2017 16 comments
A panel discussion at the recently concluded TV Connect event exposed the differences in content delivery approaches being used by content distributors today.
Snap Poised for Stellar Growth – Jefferies
Aditya Kishore 3/27/2017 16 comments
Analysts at Jefferies believe Snap is well positioned for growth in coming years due to its base of highly engaged young millennial users and its policy of targeting lucrative advertising markets.
Amazon: We're Everybody's Friend
Aditya Kishore 3/10/2017 45 comments
Alex Green, MD, Amazon Video, said the OTT provider is open to partnerships with pay-TV providers and is not a direct threat to the pay-TV industry.
Tough Week for Traditional TV
Aditya Kishore 3/3/2017 20 comments
This week saw the launch of YouTube's skinny bundle targeting cord-cutters, new research showing a decline in TV penetration and an analyst saying Q4 2016 was the worst quarter for cord-cutting ever.
Mobile Is Taking Over Video: AOL Study
Aditya Kishore 2/23/2017 21 comments
The latest State of the Industry: Mobile Video Report from AOL found that the mobile screen is set to dominate video viewing, and that the large majority of users say they can't live without their smartphones.
Rambles & Rants: Who Rules Video?
Aditya Kishore 2/13/2017 24 comments
The pay-TV business has long debated the relative power of content and distribution. We are now entering a stage where the phrase 'platform is king,' is becoming a common mantra, but it's unclear where the value in the video business really is.
VR Goes to the Super Bowl
Aditya Kishore 2/1/2017 22 comments
American football championship to feature 20 of the best plays 'near real-time' in virtual reality this year, according to broadcaster Fox.
Hong Kong incumbent PCCW launches new slate of original content for its Viu OTT service, joining an increasing number of OTT providers who recognize the value of original series.
Chris Rice, senior vice president of AT&T Labs, isn't expecting VNF onboarding to be child's play, but he is hoping for simple processes that can be automated and replicated.
TDC's head of OTT and VoD discusses the operator's services with Telco Transformation.
AT&T's Sarah Obermayer delivered a course at Light Reading's Upskill U on how to move from a dispersed to centralized analytics team.
Kwesé's Joseph Hundah explains the challenges with billing and payments in Africa, and how the operator's innovative approach helped convince Netflix to launch in the continent.
During this radio show, Adam Dunstan, CenturyLink's vice president of SDN and NFV engineering, will talk about CenturyLink's approach to making its network less complex while adding flexibility and automation.
Thursday, March 16, 2017
12:00 p.m. New York/4:00 p.m. London
The promise of 5G connectivity is a truly Networked Society. 5G is not just about making the throughput larger, it is also about offering use case optimized user experiences and inclusion of new vertical sectors. Use cases predicted for 2020 will need new types of connectivity services that are highly scalable and programmable in terms of speed, capacity, security, reliability, availability, latency and impact on battery type. 5G will need to be an agile, dynamically programmable network that can meet diverse needs with new, as-a-service models on a single infrastructure. In this Webinar, you will learn how the Open Networking Foundation is combining open source and software defined standards through its Open innovation Pipeline to advance innovative architectures such as mobile CORD (M-CORD). M-CORD is being developed by the CORD Project community under ONF's leadership and hosted by The Linux Foundation. Built on the pillars of SDN, NFV and cloud technologies, the end-to-end M-CORD open reference solution is arming operators with the capabilities needed to start planning for the upcoming 5G transition.
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