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CDNs, caching, and local access present opportunities for wholesale communications service providers (CSPs) to create solutions that enable their customers to store and deliver the content their end users demand.


  • Selling solutions that support streaming media enables wholesalers to break the cycle of commodity-based pricing and move customers to prices that better reflect the value provided.

Features and Benefits

  • Learn why CSPs should include potential wholesale sales when assessing streaming media opportunities.
  • Assess the opportunity for wholesalers creating solutions derived from their own and third-party networks, CDNs, and caching facilities.

Key questions answered

  • What drives wholesale opportunities in media streaming and downloading?
  • What are the primary factors that increase consumption of content streaming and downloading?

Table of contents

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  • Summary
  • Wholesalers should bundle CDN and caching to address demand for streaming and downloading content
  • Justifying infrastructure investments
  • Wholesale CSPs should consider offering integrated solutions


  • Further reading
  • Author

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