OTT – Challenges and Technical Evolution

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Overview

Over the last decade, the increase in the number of providers offering streaming platforms has resulted in millions of subscribers for these providers. A more common technological name for these streaming platforms is ‘OTT’ which stands for “over-the-top” and refers to the productized practice of streaming content to customers directly over the web. This webinar will explain the technology behind it and look at the challenges faced by ISPs from exponentially growing video traffic. The latest developments in this tech space will also be discussed.

Outline

This webinar will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of OTT technology and its role in global internet and modern media industry
  • Convergence of video networks to IP backbones – challenges & technology
  • Latest technological shifts and research areas

Course Materials