Category archives for: CDNs

Fastly CDN raises $40m

Fastly, the content delivery network (CDN) engineered for the future, today announced that it has raised a $40 million round from previous investors August Capital, Battery Ventures, O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures, and Amplify Partners, as well as new investor IDG Ventures. August Capital led the funding round. With the investment, Fastly plans to grow its team with key executive and engineering […]

Alcatel-Lucent enhances Velocix CDN

Alcatel-Lucent is to introduce new features to its Velocix Content Delivery Network (CDN) solution to enable pay-TV operators to better manage their networks and set a new standard for the customer experience of IP video services. As operators cope with the ever-increasing amount of IP-based video traffic, the Velocix CDN offers a number of improvements which take advantage of innovations […]

Vidmind, Verimatrix offer DRM-in-the-Cloud

Vidmind, enabling TV operators to launch a full blown OTT pay-TV service, has announced its partnership with Verimatrix, the specialist in securing and enhancing revenue for multi-network, multi-screen digital TV services. As part of their cooperation, the companies will bring to market a novel DRM-in-the-cloud offering, which serves as a new component of Vidmind’s complete cloud-based OTT pay-TV solution. The […]

4K trial for Chunghwa Telecom

Chunghwa Telecom, the leading telecommunications operator in Taiwan, is undertaking a trial project for a new 4K HEVC streaming service using solutions from content delivery network technology specialist Broadpeak. Utilising Broadpeak’s server and CDN manager solutions that support the HEVC compression standard and set-top boxes, Chunghwa Telecom  delivers 4K VoD and NVoD content to a wide range of devices, while […]

Telstra acquires Ooyala


Australian telco Telstra is to acquire video streaming and analytics specialist Ooyala. The US$270 million investment increases Telstra’s ownership in Ooyala from 23 per cent (fully diluted) to 98 per cent and is in addition to the $61 million previously invested in Ooyala over the past two years. This transaction is subject to customary closing conditions including the receipt of […]

Verizon, thePlatform partner for multiscreen solution

Verizon Digital Media Services and white-label video publishing company thePlatform have formed a new strategic alliance to accelerate major media and pay-TV operators’ plans for multiscreen video delivery. The companies have integrated the Verizon Digital Media Services suite of video services and thePlatform’s mpx video-management system to form a complete solution, which the companies will jointly sell. The alliance brings […]

Verizon expands CDN presence

As Internet users increasingly demand high quality content at lightning fast speeds, Verizon Digital Media Services is responding by adding direct local connectivity from its network to many of the world’s largest broadband providers. This expansion streamlines delivery and distribution to ensure high quality user experiences and seamlessly handle traffic spikes as connected devices, user bases, and file sizes continue […]

Tata partners with Kaltura

Tata Communications, a provider of A New World of Communications, has formed a partnership with Kaltura that will combine Tata Communications’ next generation CDN with Kaltura’s leading open source online video platform. The integrated offering will enable media companies, enterprises and educational institutions to manage the entire video process, from acquisition to delivery, through a single interface. Online and mobile […]

CDN marketplace to expand 19% in 2014

CDN (Content Delivery Network) revenue is projected at $3.36 billion in 2014, up 19 per cent, directed by user appetite for self-selected content, further accelerating linear broadcast, media and entertainment’s transition into virtual paradigms, according to AccuStream Research. Across the gamut of global operations, double-digit

Verizon’s EdgeCast buy will shape CDN market

Verizon’s acquisition of content delivery network (CDN) provider EdgeCast is just one of several developments that will shake up the CDN sector, which has long been dominated by Akamai Technologies, according to a report from Heavy Reading Insider.

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