Content delivery network customers benefit from blistering web performance and advanced failover technologies for their websites. CDN providers, such as Akamai, specialise in boosting end to end website performance by hosting static content and optimising dynamic content via a global network of high speed points of presence, ensuring that viewers from all over the world can access content quickly and efficiently.
Because of this, many of the world’s biggest brand rely on high performing content delivery network providers to boost their web performance. Vodafone Protugal is the latest big name to take advantage of a content delivery network – specifically, Ericsson’s Media Delivery Network (MDN).
Content Delivery Network Advantages
Ericsson believes that mobile video delivery will grow by 55% annually up to 2021, so the decision to take advantage of a mobile specific content delivery network is a smart move by Vodafone, as it will help them deal with the additional demand expected over the coming years.
Speaking of their new content delivery network deal, Pedro Duarte, TV and video services manager at Vodafone Portugal, said, “Our subscribers demand access to TV and video content anywhere and at all times, and we need creative solutions to respond to this rapid growth and deliver on demand services with high quality across an unprecedented number of devices and platforms.
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