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Posts from Date:   2017-9

Broadcasters and Pay TV providers; avoid these pitfalls when building a OTT Platform. Please.

by Ted Chamberlin  |  September 22, 2017

It seems that everyday a new OTT streaming platform is slated to hit the market.  Disney, Starz, Scripps, ESPN, and many more to come. Gartner sees the trend of cord shaving accelerating in the near term and cord cutting increasing among specific demographics- primarily 18-24 and 25-34 year old. I see the urgency of  subscription […]

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Peer to Peer assisted video delivery is here to stay

by Ted Chamberlin  |  September 12, 2017

Raise your hand if you cringe when you hear the term Peer to Peer…………..Yes, most of us conger up images of Napster and how interestingly innovative it was back in the mid 90s. I actually worked for Sony Music Entertainment from 92-97 and personally witnessed Peer to Peer music sharing ruin the licensing, production and […]

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What is the edge? Who defines it?

by Ted Chamberlin  |  September 7, 2017

No, not this Edge………………………   Once again, the battle for owning the architecture/marketecture and definition an supply chain of a buzzword is on. Like donkey kong.  As an analyst that covers cloud, colocation, CDN and a bit of IoT, SDN and Wan- I have a VIP seat for the battle.  The contestant are colocation, CDN, […]

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