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June 19, 2019 11:00 AM

Enhancing video streaming quality for ExoPlayer - Pa ...

Authors: Mark Greve, Domițian Tămaș-Selicean The online video player landscape is fragmented with a wide variety of players across a mix of popular platforms. In the world of HTML5-video players in browsers, there are a number of open-source solutions (e.g., hls.js, dash.js, Shaka Player), as well as commercial offerings which include Akamai's AMP.

Prasad Nadig

Prasad Nadig

May 23, 2019 11:00 AM

Broadcast Operations Control Center (BOCC): Enabling ...

So, what is the BOCC? Simply put, Akamai runs a state-of-the-art Broadcast Operations Control Centre, the BOCC, to help ensure smooth and seamless end-user play-back experience for live OTT (Over the Top) and linear video delivered through Akamai Media Delivery Solutions. To phrase it more technically - the BOCC is a support service providing effective 24x7x365 real-time, high-density monitoring towards ensuring lower latency, continued availability, and buffering-free playback of video

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

May 23, 2019 9:00 AM

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 new report that Akamai has released in conjunction with MTM, a research and consulting firm specializing in media and technology. The report combines research data alongside insight from interviews with senior execs from numerous premium video distributors to

Del Fowler

Del Fowler

April 10, 2019 11:00 AM

Do High Vanity Bitrates Choke Your Live OTT Service ...

Studies show that video consumption demand is growing faster than capacity. While capacity overhead does exist, current trends suggest that we'll see more bottlenecking on last-hop connectivity, especially with regionally targeted content.

Frank Paolino

Frank Paolino

April 5, 2019 2:53 PM

Akamai's Adaptive Media Player Advances for NAB 2019 ...

Introduction Akamai Adaptive Media Player (AMP) helps publishers insert quality media playback experiences into web, mobile, and connected-TV applications. Publishers can leverage Akamai AMP for a single, modular SDK that pre-integrates playback, delivery, monetization, and measurement to ensure a fast, reliable, quality deployment. This can greatly reduce efforts and give a faster time to market. Heading into NAB 2019, the AMP team at Akamai is excited to announce the release

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 14, 2019 11:00 AM

Get, Set, Election, Go: Preparing For The 2019 Elect ...

Chapter 2: Election Day Challenges and Opportunities for Digital News Publishers It will be all about optimizing for Scale, Performance, and Efficiency while maintaining their security posture ... If 2014 was anything to go by for us at Akamai supporting digital publishers, 2019 is going to be an even bigger moment in India's internet history. The first chapter of the blog, listed a few trends on the role of the

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Prevent Access to Unauthorized Viewers with Enhanced ...

Background: Geo-Blocking Content There are no hard and fast rules to the way content is licensed throughout the world, but typically content owners develop license agreements at the country level which gives them a fair amount of flexibility when monetizing their content. These license agreements then require the content providers to place geographic restrictions on the services they sell in order to maintain compliance with said license agreements. This manifests

Sandeep Singh

Sandeep Singh

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

FUTURE PROOFING YOUR CONTENT SECURITY PERIMETER WITH ...

Background: Media Content Security Security in the media & entertainment industry means securing the entire content consumption path. For any OTT or streaming company that wants to serve or distribute its content to end users, has to protect and safeguard their content against an ever-evolving plethora of online piracy and cyber threats. There multiple different types of threats across the content consumption path, so, while companies would need enterprise security

Alex Balford

Alex Balford

March 4, 2019 6:00 AM

Securing CDN Delivery with TLS at Massive Scale

The growth of HTTPS on the Internet Amidst ever-growing security concerns, providing protected Internet connections is more important than ever. The movement towards an Internet that places more emphasis on data integrity and confidentiality is taking place swiftly. HTTP connections are giving way to HTTPS as the growth in encrypted communications continues.