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The Financial Implications of Online Video Quality

A single instance of video rebuffering could result in more than $85,000 in lost revenue. That's one of the key findings in Understanding the Value of Consistency in OTT Video Delivery, a ...
Do High Vanity Bitrates Choke Your Live OTT Service Out of the Gate?

Do High Vanity Bitrates Choke Your Live OTT Service Out of the Gate?

Live video isn't a video on demand (VOD) or game download where congestion hiccups may have minimal impact. Congestion at any point in the over-the-top (OTT) distribution chain can ruin the experience ...
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CDN Tuning for OTT – "Why Doesn’t it Already do That?"

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When you initially onboarded your OTT traffic to a CDN, you probably went with default settings. And to be honest, why wouldn't you? A standard media configuration is designed for the short ...
Finding Common Approaches to OTT's Challenges

#OTTuesday: The Current State of Linear Broadcast and OTT

Over the last two years, we've seen a surge in OTT offerings as viewers insist on watching what they want, when they want, on any device, anywhere. Major content creators like Netflix ...
How to Secure the Bank of OTT

#OTTuesday: How to Secure the Bank of OTT

What does the concept of Herd Immunity have to do with OTT? To find out, I spoke with security expert Jay Coley for this AkamaiTV interview at IBC. Jay explained the biology ...