Advanced Television


Ericsson deploys world’s largest CDN for Rostelecom

Rostelecom, Russia’s largest telco, has deployed the world’s largest operator content delivery network (CDN) – thanks to a solution developed and integrated by Ericsson. The CDN design and integration is ground-breaking in terms of both capability and geographic span, with content servers located in 30 major cities across all federal districts of Russia. In addition, […]

September 12, 2013Colin Mann @ IBC

Witbe launches OTT Robots 2.0

Witbe, the next generation Quality Monitoring company, is launching version 2.0 of its OTT Robots at IBC. They are designed to provide comprehensive Content Delivery Network (CDN) infrastructure monitoring to CDN Operators and Service Providers offering Multiscreen and OTT video services. As the industry is rapidly making video content available to any screen over any […]

September 12, 2013Colin Mann @ IBC

Research: Akamai dominates cloud video

Akamai has increased its market share of the cloud video service market serving Media & Entertainment companies to nearly 30 per cent in early 2013, from about 27 per cent in 2012, with no close competitor – other companies competing in the market all have less than approximately 5 per cent market share according to […]

September 2, 2013

Extreme Reach buys DGIT’s TV Business

Extreme Reach, Inc., a video platform for integrated TV, online and mobile advertising, has agreed to acquire the TV business of Digital Generation, Inc, including its advertising distribution business unit, for $485 million in cash. The transaction, which is subject to approval by DGIT’s shareholders, is expected to be accomplished in two steps: DGIT will […]

August 13, 2013

Quickflix partners with AAPT for content delivery

Quickflix, the Australia and New Zealand movie streaming company, has entered into a multi-year cloud, CDN and network partnership with AAPT. AAPT’s Extreme Performance network will enable Quickflix to efficiently scale its movie and TV streaming to serve millions of customers in Australia and New Zealand. Providing computer and service infrastructure; cloud-based content and delivery […]

June 27, 2013

F1 considers online streaming

As the Formula One circus enjoyed its glamour weekend in the principality of Monaco, the prospect has emerged of the sport adopting an online streaming model to complement its live broadcast TV coverage, according to Autoweek. Under current arrangements, the rights to broadcast races online reside with F1’s national broadcast partners who are responsible for […]

May 28, 2013By Colin Mann

CDN market to near $7bn in 2017

The content delivery network (CDN) service provider market was valued at nearly $3.6 billion in 2012. The global market for content delivery network hardware is expected to reach nearly $6.9 billion in 2017 after increasing at a five-year compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13.9 per cent, according to BCC Research. The US segment is […]

May 21, 2013

EdgeCast, TeliaSonera partner on content delivery

Content delivery network specialist EdgeCast Networks and Nordic telco TeliaSonera have agreed a managed CDN accord that will bring new site acceleration and CDN solutions to TeliaSonera’s customer base while expanding the reach and capacity of the EdgeCast network. Under the agreement, both companies will make significant investments in high-performance network infrastructure, along with sales […]

May 16, 2013