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Viodi View

Viodi View – 07/09/14

It is that time of the year when millions of people pack their suitcases and take some well-earned vacation time. We too will be on the road this summer visiting some of our friends with independent broadband service providers. One trip I am looking forward to is next week’s NTCA Regional meeting in Savannah, GA, […]

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Conferences Technology

The Vision of TelcoVision 2013

[Editor’s Note; For more great insight from Kshitij about “Big Data” and other topics , please go to his website at http://www.kshitijkumar.com/] TelcoVision (formerly TelcoTV) was held in Las Vegas, NV Oct 23-25 this year. While the name has changed, much else was similar to previous years. The intent with the name change, of course, was to […]

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Viodi View

Viodi View – 05/17/13

Broadband for Everyone With the continued expansion of Google Fiber into the suburbs of Kansas City, this interview, filmed at the Broadband Communities Summit provides some insight into how Google Fiber is trying to reach all neighborhoods. “We are seeing much more inclusiveness in Kansas City,” said Rick Usher, Assistant City Manager of  Kansas City, […]

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Alan Weissberger IPTV Mutliscreen Video Technology

Multi-Screen Video Content and OTT Partnerships Enabled by New Video Network Architectures – Part 2 of 2

Introduction: This is the second of a 2 part article on the 2013 OTTCON.  The first article looked at how Pay TV providers could offer OTT content on second screen devices and also how OTT and local providers (Pay TV or ISPs) could partner together to offer OTT content to subscribers.  This second article examines […]

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Alan Weissberger IPTV Mutliscreen Video

Multi-Screen Video Content and OTT Partnerships Enabled by New Video Network Architectures – Part 1 of 2

Introduction: This article covers two types of sessions from the content rich OTTCON 2013, held March 19-20, 2013 in Santa Clara, CA: Second Screen Video from mainstream pay TV service providers OR via a partnership between an OTT network provider and local service provider (telco or cableco). Video Network Architectures that facilitate OTT video for second screens, […]