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Content Delivery Networks/CDN > News

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.

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Video Will Grow to 82% of Internet Traffic by 2022: InterDigital/Futuresource Report

Data centers are responsible for about 3% of global electricity use, and the internet will account for 1% of global emissions by 2022

Verizon Preps 5G Edge for 8K Live with AWS and Zixi

Zixi's Software-Defined Video Platform and live protocol are being used to deliver the 8K stream with AWS and Verizon for a major global broadcaster

Limelight Brings Even Lower Latency to Realtime Streaming

Award-winning Limelight Realtime Streaming now offers increased global scalability and bi-directional data sharing, enabling new, innovative online video business models

AWS Takes SDI in the Cloud to Next Level

Proof of concept of uncompressed live video workflow in the cloud demonstrates future production possibilities and opens up interop can of worms

Google Partners With Zixi for Live Video Distribution

Native integration facilitates an efficient, cost-effective solution for the distribution of live video

The 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards Finalists

More than 2,200 readers voted in 26 categories. We'll announce the winners later this month, but here's a tease—the top three vote-getters in each category. And you just might be surprised at the names you see.

Datazoom Launches First Collection Data Dictionary for CDN Log Streaming

CDN log streaming is critical to understanding end-to-end real-time video performance, and the new CDN Data Dictionary makes accessing that data easier

Akamai Announces Support for LL-HLS, Among Other Enhancements

New developer APIs give providers more control over live and on-demand streams, and the company has improved its Cloud Wrapper and security offerings as well.

Voting for the 2020 Readers' Choice Award Extended Until October 22

Let the competition begin! The polls are open for the streaming video industry awards that matter most—because winners are chosen by the community itself. And you'll be entered to win a HuddleCamHD Pro IP NDI Webcam when you cast your vote!

Upstream Broadband Usage, Faster Speeds Spike Higher in 2020, says OpenVault

Overall demand has fallen off from Q1, but remains higher than pre-COVID levels, according to the broadband tech solution provider

Nominate Now for the 2020 Streaming Media Readers' Choice Awards

What's your favorite streaming tool, tech, or service? It's time to make your nominations for the only awards in the online video industry that are chosen by end users.

82% Believe 5G Networks Will Replace Traditional Broadcast Distribution

However, half of broadcasters anticipate network issues to be 5G's biggest challenge

Haivision's Teltoo Acquisition Adds WebRTC and P2P to Its SRT Offerings

Teltoo's real-time analytics and WebRTC-enabled P2P gives Haivision an end-to-end low latency ecosystem

Virtual Video Summit Set for May 6

With no NAB to bring customers to them this year, a group of streaming industry vendors have come together to create a virtual event and bring the trade show to their customers and partners.

Akamai Reports Improved Performance with BBR Algorithm

The Bottleneck Bandwidth and Roundtrip Time (BBR) algorithm is now being deployed to 80% of the CDN's customers, resulting in performance improvements of up to almost 19%.

Liberty Global Boosts Video Delivery with Teltoo P2P

First rollout will be in The Netherlands, with plans to deploy in all territories Liberty Global serves

Haivision Acquires LightFlow Media From Epic Labs, Gains AI

Haivision will add LightFlow's video encoding and multi-CDN routing AI technology to its current products, and is taking on the Madrid-based team that created it.

Harmonic, Google, and 3SS Partner on Next-Gen Sports Platform

The offering streams to broadcast and OTT, and keeps fans tuned in with picture-in-picture viewing, multi-views, and personalized mosaics.

Qwilt Brings the Sharing Economy to Streaming Video Delivery

Just like Uber disrupted the paid ride industry, caching specialist Qwilt is hoping to disrupt online video delivery. Is this bad news for CDNs?

Haivision Creates SRT Hub Partner Program and Launches SDK

Building off its NAB news, Haivision is creating a third-party vendor partner program for its SRT Hub platform, just in time for IBC.