Paper Session: Solving OTT’s achilles’ heel – the scaling problem
Whilst broadcasters' OTT “catch-up” services are well established – linear, particularly live, TV presents a significant and costly audience scaling challenge. In this session, we will hear from service providers with first-hand experience of tackling both this technical issue and also the future challenges that OTT delivery will face from immersive media such as VR.
Papers in order of presentation:
Tom Maule, Solution Architect, Sky, United Kingdom, "BUILDING SCALABLE AND RESILIENT OTT SERVICES AT SKY"
Richard Bradbury, Lead Technologist, BBC Research & Development, United Kingdom, "A SCALABLE DISTRIBUTION SYSTEM FOR BROADCASTING OVER IP NETWORKS"
Bram Tullemans, Senior Project Manager, EBU, Switzerland, "TECHNICAL PRACTICES FOR A MULTI-CDN DISTRIBUTION STRATEGY"
Ray van Brandenburg, CTO, Tiledmedia BV, Netherlands, "CDN OPTIMIZATION FOR VR STREAMING"