Video streaming consumption is thriving and has created an evolution in primary distribution. Video primary distribution refers to the delivery of a fully originated linear channel by a programmer to distribution partners or affiliates, including pay-TV operators, free-to-air broadcasters, MVPDs, vMVPDs and OTT platforms.
By David Mouen | April 26, 2022
An example of primary distribution of video content to compete with traditional pay-TV services.
By David Mouen | October 25, 2021
No television operator or video streaming service provider wants to be responsible for a news headline like: “Blackout during Super Bowl Upsets Millions of Fans.” But the truth is, no matter how much you prepare, outages can happen. Take for example the recent outage that AWS experienced. The customers that run all their services with the same cloud provider were down with no other option than wait for AWS to get things up and running again. With every successful streaming and video delivery service, having a clear video service continuity and disaster recovery strategy can help prevent and resolve service failure, faster. Let's look at your options for video service continuity and how modern and flexible strategies such as cloud disaster recovery services can help you be proactive about the goal of zero downtime.
By David Mouen | November 23, 2020
An evolution is underway in the digital terrestrial television (DTT) environment. Major market and technology developments, including the rollout of 5G networks, are shifting consumer viewing habits and driving change.
By David Mouen | May 14, 2020
Delivering media and TV channels to affiliates and consumers worldwide has developed into a dynamic and diverse industry. Broadcasters and pay-TV operators delivering services using cable, IPTV, satellite (DTH) or traditional digital terrestrial TV (DTT) networks have been navigating a shift in consumer behavior and the expansion of the internet that sparked the arrival of over-the-top (OTT) services.
By David Mouen | March 10, 2020
The video delivery industry is shifting to software and media processing in the cloud. However, for some, the cloud is a big jump. Why would you deploy media processing software on a private data center infrastructure? There are certain contexts where private data centers make sense. Here are a few:
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