Building a Live Video Streaming services

| June 14, 2017

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This paper explains at a functional level the piece parts needed by MPVD’s to deploy a successful adaptive bit rate live streaming video service.MPVD’s are turning to Adaptive bitrate (ABR) streaming technologies based on HTTP to deliver new video services to their broadband customers which previously could  only be provided on dedicated networks such as cable QAM and IPTV multicast. This allows many MPVD’s to reach a much larger percentage of their customers base with video services. It is currently popular for MPVD’s to create smaller, lower cost program packages, usually consisting of off air local channel programming, geared toward keeping the growing segment of internet savvy customers called  “cord cut- ters”.

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