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MWC Shanghai: Talking Digital Transformation

Here at MWC Shanghai there is a lot of talk about the Digital Transformation, and the impact on Service Providers. Let me share some of the discussions and my perspectives on what it all means for the evolution of Mobile networks. Global Digitization The evolution of the internet and the resulting global digitalization, has had […]

Upskill U on Designing Dynamic Video Delivery

Submitted by Kelsey Kusterer Ziser, the Editor of Upskill U at Light Reading. As more OTT players emerge and consumers demand for mobile video increases, service providers are tasked with rethinking their content delivery infrastructure strategies to ensure quality of experience, performance and reduce latency. The emergence of 5G promises to increase network capacity to […]

Sizes, shapes and screens (oh my!): Understanding the shifts and volume growth in global devices and connections

In the latest annual update to Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, 2015-2020 we forecasted that the global number of IP connected devices and connections will grow from 16.3 billion in 2015 to 26.3 billion in 2020 – adding net new 10 billion device and connections. What could be exciting about the consistent growth […]

Don’t look back in ANGA

OK, I accept it’s a poor pun, but there’s never been a better time to use it! We are at ANGA COM this week, where we’ll be showing our Infinite Home and Infinite Video solutions on the Cisco stand. A few of us will also be speaking at the conference, one of the hot topics […]

There’s Never Been a Better Time to Rethink your Video Security Approach

After very visible media and video broadcast industry attacks, everyone in the industry is worried about security, and let’s face it, there’s good reason to be. According to Novetta, there is evidence that the Sony hackers have been at work since at least 2009, and they are still at large. Media executives have reported that […]

Subscribers want it all, and they’re willing to pay for it

New cloud-based video experiences like cloud digital video recorder, TV everywhere, and streaming video-on-demand sound great on paper. But will subscribers actually pay for them? The answer is a resounding yes – to the tune of nearly an $11 increase in monthly revenues per user globally (and almost a $34 increase in North America!), according […]

Cisco @ NAB: Is Your Media Business Secure? (Are You Sure?)

By Michal Brenner, Marketing Manager, Service Provider Video Software and Solutions, Cisco In the global digital revolution unfolding around us, the media broadcast segment is particularly well-stocked with opportunity. It’s...

Cisco & Roku: Innovating in OTT Together at NAB 2016!

By Adam Davies, Product Marketing Manager, Cisco Service Provider Video Software and Solutions If I had a nickel for how many times we get asked about why we decided to...

#CiscoChat: OTT, Cloud, and What’s Next for Media

The National Association of Broadcasters (NAB) Show this year will be showcasing content in all of its forms, from broadcast and print media to videos and live streaming, to virtual...