Networking and Transport
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5G and the Edge Cloud for Streaming Video
5G is the fifth generation of cellular networks and it brings new capabilities that have the potential to create opportunities for consumers, businesses, and society. This is particularly true in the media and entertainment sector, where 5G offers the promise of greater consumer reach and new, more immersive services. Increasingly, content owners are looking towards 5G as a source of new revenue, consumer reach, and enhanced QoE for their streaming services. This document provides a brief outline of 5G technologies, the types of use cases and enhanced consumer experiences it will support, and the potential benefits for content owners, ecosystem vendors, network operators, and viewers.
QUIC Tech Brief
The SVTA QUIC Tech Brief examines some of the differences and improvements between TCP and QUIC and provides an overview of HTTP/3. It examines the deployment model and summarizes some of the pros and cons that streaming providers need to consider before QUIC adoption.
The Viability of Multicast ABR in Future Streaming Architectures
This paper explores the technology behind Multicast ABR and its potential to improve how video content is streamed over IP, meeting the network operator’s needs for a scalable way to deliver growing video traffic and end-users’ demands for the best possible streaming experience.
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Testing QUIC Against TCP for Streaming Video Delivery: An SVTA Proof-of-Concept
We believe that, at least on paper, QUIC promises to improve the user experience when consuming high value content delivered from the CSP or CDN edge and could help cultivate additional value for consumers and revenue for content owners. CSP’s and Public CDN’s also cannot wait for QUIC to become ubiquitous in other on-line applications before deciding whether to experiment – the time to learn is “now”. Based on that hypothesis, the main purpose behind this PoC is to validate some of the assumptions related to QUIC within the context of streaming media, and to illustrate how the protocol could be leveraged in existing or new OTT platforms. Additionally, this PoC will establish best practices for organizations that are contemplating their own QUIC implementation, allowing them to assess the effort required and the overall impact of delivering a QUIC-based streaming service.