2011-06-18 00:00:00 | Event History Mobile OTT Technology The Last Mile Three Screens Trends ISPs

A new Era | Web 3.0 | premium television | next-gen CDNs

Web 3.0: premium television

1st generation Internet

1993-1999: Web 1.0. The first decade of the Internet was all about pioneering. We had dial-up internet, with slow and unreliable connections. We pioneered live streaming in 1994. The potential audience of the web was small. There was no business in content services. Video was a challenge. The first Global CDNs emerged, focussing on web delivery, using caching and DNS technologies. Internet was a technical revolution.

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2011-06-10 00:00:00 | Net Neutrality

Net neutrality law in the Netherlands

The Dutch government plans to guarantee net neutrality by law. I expect many other countries to follow. I have been active in the net neutrality debate for many years. Search my blog, I’ve written more articles about the subject. This post is about Open Play and differentiation…

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2011-06-03 00:00:00 | Net Neutrality Technology Value Chain Cooperation

Transparent Internet Caching

In the past two years, I’ve encountered a lot of confusion about the differences between Transparent Internet Caching (TIC) and Content Delivery Networks (CDN). This article dives into the different applications, features, technologies, legal issues and purposes…

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2011-06-01 00:00:00 | Streamzilla

StreamingMedia reviews the new StreamZilla

“Most CDNs that call themselves global “with a strong European presence” are simply not really European CDNs.”

“If you are looking for a European solution spanning many of the European borders and offering deep penetration into that footprint you can quickly narrow the list down to include really just one provider: Streamzilla.”

“…close quality control end to end, and under that lead they have more than reached critical mass and have become the “go to” home-grown CDN in Europe.”

“While many of the CDNs have diverged into a range of services, StreamZilla has kept it’s eye firmly on the single sector that was always going to be the most demanding.”

“Check out Streamzilla’s fresh and funky new website and take advantage of their trial to test them out. As far as

“made in Europe” is concerned, Streamzilla is a flagship and goes to show that it’s not only U.S. companies that can lead the market in this game.”

Full article:
http://www.streamingmediaglobal.com/Articles/Editorial/Featured-Articles/Streamzilla-Unveils-Updated-Network-Products-75791.aspx

 

2011-05-26 00:00:00 | Mobile

EU mobile roaming rates still ridiculously high

Mobile Service Operators charge extreme rates for a flaky service. They are now under public pressure because they secretly have been sniffing and frustrating traffic using DPI. Traffic costs for roaming can be up to $3.33 per MB!

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