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Introduction

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.

Highlights

  • 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

Ovum view

  • 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

Appendix

  • Further reading
  • Author

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