Tap this Ecosystem to Maximize your CAPEX AND OPEX Investments
With NAB in full force, it would be an epic fail not to swing through the Cisco booth (and Synamedia’s along the way: SU10125).
Global IP Networks Focus on Sharpening Their Edge
According to the latest VNI forecast, the Service Provider networks are growing edgier.
2018 Complete VNI Forecast Update – What’s Trending?
This week, we released our annual Cisco Visual Networking Index (VNI) Complete Forecast, which covers global, regional, and country-level projections and trends associated with fixed and mobile networks.
Prepare Yourself for the Future of Video
Part 3: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In my previous post of this trilogy, I explained why I think that OTT video on the unmanaged network (aka. the Internet) is here to stay. Moreover, I suggested that by combining the advantages of Video-Over-IP with those of Video-Over–Broadcast, service providers can […]
Is OTT Here to Stay?
Part 2: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In the first blog of this trilogy, I wrote that pay TV providers do not seem to perceive OTT video as a threat to their business. Well one thing’s for sure; there is plenty that we can learn from OTT video providers. They certainly […]
Is OTT Friend or Foe?
Part 1: What does it take to win in an OTT world? In this blog trilogy, I will try to shed some light on one of the more intriguing topics in the video industry– OTT video. I will discuss the reality of OTT video, the service provider’s perception of it, the future of the paid […]
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 […]
On the Unstoppable “Appification” of Television: Charter, Roku, and Us!
It’s a wrap: Charter “Spectrum TV” customers who also own Roku devices can stream to their hearts’ delight — and Charter can have the peace of mind knowing that their content arrangements are safe and secure. That’s because Cisco and Roku are working together to simplify and speed up the deployment of Cisco VideoGuard Everywhere […]
The biggest cost cut you can make right now? Virtualize your video
As cloud-based solutions continue to proliferate, it’s clear that the virtualized video revolution has already begun. How much of your video infrastructure still relies on dedicated appliances? Today, a growing number of pay TV providers are taking a different approach. By virtualizing key functions – transcoding, content management, content delivery network (CDN), and others – […]