The coming battle for bandwidth

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{As published in the February issue of SeaWell’s ADAPT Newsletter} Recent articles, bandwidth slowdowns and indeed, acquisition activity point to a growing concern that we may be in for a storm in the Internet video delivery business. If you are Google, Facebook, Apple, or even Netflix, it makes sense that you’re investing some of your billions in the infrastructure that delivers your data and ensures your company’s ongoing success (Google’s capital spending rose …

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4K Streaming: Can content owners afford the bandwidth? Probably

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At CES this year 4K streaming was the most talked about topic between vendors and industry executives. There was a lot of technical talk about encoding, chips and devices, but according to Dan Rayburn, no one addressed the cost or QoS issues associated with 4K streaming. Yes, he notes, the technical challenge may be solved by HEVC but what about the business challenge? In the article, he touches on the …

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