Will mobile and non-video traffic secure the future?
This report explores telecom carriers’ strategies with respect to content delivery networks (CDN). It analyses the impact of telcos’ arrival into the CDN value chain, especially with respect to pure-player CDN companies and equipment suppliers. It concludes with an analysis of the market that telcos can expect to capture over the long term, especially in the realm of mobile solutions which today are few and far between.
1. Telco CDN: market interest and current status
1.1. What is a telco CDN and what does it do?
1.2 CDN implementation and reality
1.3 The appeal of transparent caching
1.4 Progress with mobile CDN
2. Telco strategies
2.1. Different approaches being taken by telcos
2.2 Telco CDN implementation
2.3 New business models emerging
3. Increasingly complex ecosystems
3.1. Growing competition around CDN
3.2 Equipment suppliers’ dual positioning
4. Market outlook
4.1. Still a small market in the short term
5. Appendix – pure player CDN companies positioned on telco CDN
Companies examined in the report
Equipment manufacturers, telco CDN solution providers