Transport, Content, And Service Implications On VOD Network Topology (2005)

By George Kajos, Conrad Clemson

Video on Demand (VOD) is evolving and growing rapidly. As a result, transport, content, and service offerings are changing the fundamental economics and operational efficiency of Video on Demand networks. On Demand services of a few premium movies and HBO On Demand are giving way to the NFL on Demand, Nickelodeon on Demand, Everything on Demand. Content distribution networks comprised of a small array of catchers directly connected to the back end of a small video server farm are evolving into full fledged propagation services and hierarchical storage models. The streaming network has evolved from a network with streaming servers directly connected to ASI ports to a GbE based transport network. Services are expanding from traditional transactional, free, and subscription services to include a new variety of On Demand service offerings. Everything from reality TV, to advertising, to personal ads is becoming available on line. With each of the elements of the On Demand system dissected into its pieces, the paper will put these elements together in a single cohesive view of optimal On Demand network topologies based on the evolution of transport, content and service type.

By clicking the "Download Paper" button, you are agreeing to our terms and conditions.

Similar Papers

Transport, Content, And Service Implications On VOD Network Topology
By George Kajos, Conrad Clemson
2005
Deploying IP Video Services, Architectures and Technologies
By Eduardo M. Panciera Molanes, Adrian Grimaldi, Norberto Harmath, Gaston Diaz & Marcos Aberastury, Telecom S.A.
2018
Packet Network Topologies For Next Generation Video On Demand And Switched Broadcast Service Delivery
By John Amaral and Paul Pilotte, Artel Video Systems
2003
Preparing For The Next Generation Of VOD Technology – A Content Provider's Perspective
By Dave Bartolone
2005
Enabling Transport Network Resiliency with Unified Access Transport
By Ivan Bogdanovic, Rogers Communications Inc.; Giancarlo Urbani, Rogers Communications Inc.; Jordan Tontini, Rogers Communications Inc.; Alex Talinga, Rogers Communications Inc.
2023
Building Large VOD Libraries With Next Generation On Demand Architecture
By Weidong Mao, Comcast Cable
2008
Telecom Argentina: Transport Network Evolution For Future Services
By Javier Ger, Esteban Poggio & Miguel Masache Ojeda, Telecom Argentina; Furquan Ansari & Ben Tang, Bell Labs Consulting
2019
The Benefits And Challenges Of Deploying Large Regional VOD Asset Libraries.
By Michael W. Pasquinilli, Sunil Nakrani, Jaya Devabhaktuni, Concurrent Computer Corporation
2008
On-Demand Network Transport Architecture
By Louis D. Williamson, Time Warner Cable
1996
VOD Servers – Equations And Solutions
By Glen Hardin, W. Paul Sherer
2005
More Results >>