Next-Generation Streaming with the Open Caching Network

April 27, 2018

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How do you make your streaming viewers happier, so they consume more content and keep their subscription longer? The key is in how you address critical technical challenges like scale, quality, and startup time. In this post, you’ll learn about the Streaming Video Alliance’s Open Caching Network and how you can use this novel and innovative delivery architecture to create better collaboration between different elements in the streaming video value chain.We all know that streaming video consumption is growing. It seems every day there’s a new article about increasing OTT revenues, more people watching from more devices, and how traditional broadcasters are embracing online delivery. But it’s not all rainbows and unicorns. As more viewers gravitate towards online video instead of traditional broadcast, serious challenges arise such as scaling and quality.

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