This blog entry shows us how broadcasters are starting to implement their own CDNs and, in addition, how they are not opting for open source solutions, but for solutions like Nokia Networks (or so says the infrastructure provider). In any case, CDNs are going to be necessary for all players who offer content from the cloud, because it is the way to ensure that content arrives quickly to users. Nokia would like broadcasters to buy its CDN, and it presents the case of Sky to justify that its CDN is the best one of the market. However, the conclusions are: Nokia would like everyone to like their CDNs, and broadcasters will have to invest in their own CDNs (Nokia’s or whomever).
I want my CDN
As consumers, we are obsessed with newer, bigger and thinner displays, 4K and HDR innovations, and now even virtual reality goggles. We demand an outstanding viewing experience across all our latest “toys.” Traditional broadcast television has set a very high bar in this regard. Broadcasters know they must now provide a similar experience on every device in order to attract and retain audiences … Keep reading the original blog post here