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Content delivery networks are evolving, moving toward decentralized and edge computing models, and content owners need to be aware of the content delivery trends and strategies that will help them get their content from origin to the last mile. Here you’ll find up-to-the-minute reports on CDN news and trends, as well as analysis of where the CDN market is headed.

Peer5 Introduces Multi-CDN Service With Support From 15 CDNs

When 1 or 2 CDNs isn't good enough, how about 15? Video delivery company Peer5 introduced multi-CDN with participation from 15 content delivery networks.

Akamai Intros Enhancements at the Edge, Securing Premium Video

With security threats for premium video increasing, security technology must rise to the challenge. Akamai launches a variety of improvements for content protection.

AWS Debuts MediaConnect, Live Video Upload and Transfer Service

Getting live video streams into and out of the cloud becomes easier with the latest media service from AWS Elemental.

Vimeo Announces One-Step Native Video Publishing to LinkedIn

The integration brings LinkedIn viewership analytics to the Vimeo dashboard, so members can compare data from multiple social channels in one place.

Akamai Announces Support for Ultra-Low Latency With CMAF

Reducing latency for HTTP Adaptive Streaming video to 3 seconds or less is possible, but it requires a complex workflow.

Dolby Acquires Hybrik to Grow Media Processing Business

Dolby Laboratories has plans to build up its media processing business, and believes an acquisition of Hybrik will help it get there.

Rebuffering Frustration: 29% Will Stop Watching After One Problem

As people go online for more of their daily video, they have higher expectations than ever. Rebuffering is the top annoyance for many.

Akamai Debuts Two Cloud Solutions for Broadcaster Video Delivery

Akamai Cloud Wrapper aims to take the strain off cloud origins, while Direct Connect solves first-mile problems by avoiding the public internet.

Conviva Brings AI to Diagnostics Reporting With Ecosystem Module

Publishers can set the module to notify outside partners of QoE problems, automating a process now done by technicians and engineers.

Limelight Promises Sub-Second Live Video Latency Using WebRTC

Forget HLS and DASH, says Limelight, and definitely forget HTTP. Its WebRTC-based solution could take the pain out of sports streaming.

Telestream to Show Self-Healing Live Video Architecture at IBC

Project Orchid promises to improve service quality while lowering cost and complexity, Telestream says, by solving problems on its own.

Telestream Wirecast 10 Links to Restreaming, Captioning Services

Video creators can simultaneously stream live video to multiple platforms, even when using a light laptop and a standard internet connection.

Cisco's Service Provider Video Software Emerges as Synamedia

The company created by the sale of Cisco's Service Provider Video Software has a name, as well as a mission to unite broadcast and OTT.

Mux Debuts Dashboard for Monitoring and Solving Quality Issues

With the Mux dashboard, companies can view 30-minute trendlines for a number of crucial elements, visualizing problems seconds after they occur.

Verizon Launching Residential 5G in 4 U.S. Cities This Year

The telco is partnering with Apple and YouTube to bring streaming video to home customers, but hasn't yet offered price or plan details.

BBC iPlayer and BBC Sport Serve 66.8M World Cup Streams

Millions in the U.K. turned to the internet to enjoy the tournament, with the Sweden vs. England match the BBC's most streamed event ever.

Wowza Streaming Cloud With Ultra Low Latency Now Available

First demonstrated at IBC, Wowza's solution for low-latency interactive video and data serves viewers around the globe on a variety of devices.

Cisco Exits Pay TV Video Market With Sale to Permira Funds

In a sign of how competitive the video solutions market has become, Cisco exits the pay TV area by dumping assets at a bargain price.

Vimeo Debuts a Live and On-Demand OTT Subscription App Solution

The video sharing site also doubles down on business customers at NAB, debuting an eCDN, a hardware encoder, and more.

Cisco, Harmonic, Ericsson, AT&T Tout NBC Olympic Partnerships

The Winter Olympics have begun, and the biggest companies in video streaming are celebrating their specific contributions.