Tag: mobile video

The Mobile Video Tidal Wave Has Hit. The Impact on Cellular Networks.

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The growing use of smartphones, mobile broadband, and innovative apps will lead to video accounting for two-thirds of all internet traffic on cellular networks in 2020, according to the latest research from Ovum. This shift in video consumption is creating both new opportunities and challenges for communications service providers. We know that Communications Service Providers…

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3 Trends Guaranteed to Make a Big Impact on OTT in 2018

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In light of last week’s announcement of VOS™ SW Cluster, the next evolution of Harmonic’s VOS offerings for IPTV and OTT deployments, now is the perfect time to look at some of the key trends for OTT this year. As a comprehensive software application that embeds market-leading media processing, including ingest, playout, compression, encryption, packaging,…

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OTT Innovation Is Heating Up

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OTT is one of the biggest technology trends in the pay-TV environment right now. Global OTT revenues will more than double between 2016 and 2022, driven by the success of subscription video-on-demand (SVOD), according to a new study from Digital TV Research. The study claims that online TV episode and movie rentals will grow from…

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Preparing For The Mobile Video Tsunami

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Video traffic on mobile devices is climbing at an amazing rate. It’s been reported that 80 percent of mobile traffic will be video in two years, and according to Strategy Analytics worldwide revenue from mobile video will reach $25 billion by 2021. This year mobile video viewing has averaged 29 minutes a day and will…

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Mobile Video Optimization Reinvented

Mobile Video Optimization Reinvented_Harmonic at Mobile World Congress

As I prepare to attend Mobile World Congress at the end of the month (February 27 to March 2 in Barcelona), I’ve been thinking a lot about the delivery of video over mobile networks. Transporting video over mobile networks has been a subject of interest for the last several years, and lately, it’s becoming a…

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The Mobile Video Evolution

Mobile Video Evolution

With Mobile World Congress starting this week, I thought I would share my thoughts on the evolution of mobile video. Mobile video has gone through a transformation over the past several years, it started as a standalone service by Mobile Network Operators (MNO) using Real Time Streaming Protocol (RTSP) technologies, while displaying on feature phones….

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