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Safety Net Scalability
José D. Vázquez

Scale or Fail: Using a Safety Net to Deal with Flash Crowds

Quality of experience can make or break your video platform A bad experience will push viewers towards the competition This is especially true during live events A consistent and satisfactory experience is critical to retain viewers With live streaming audiences on the rise, and more and more potential viewers every day, this is becoming a harder task  A live event can have an abrupt and unexpected rise in the number of viewers at any moment As viewers increase, so do the issues that can disturb their experience, such as rebuffering, prolonged load times, or even playback failure Being...

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P2P Latency Diagram
José D. Vázquez

Does P2P CDN Offload Add Latency to Live Video?

Our team works closely with our customers, listening and understanding their needs We use this to provide solutions that have value to them One of the questions we hear frequently is whether our network adds latency to live streams In short, no, and we’ll take this opportunity to explain how we avoid doing so Comprehending video streaming As video content moves through the different processes of a streaming workflow, such as encoding, packaging, or delivery, the latency increases One of the fears is that integrating our network will result in higher latency With the industry moving...

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Sergio Díaz-Miguel Coca

Teltoo Activation Sets

Some of our customers are demanding features to define the different regions or profiles in which to enable Teltoo This gives them more flexibility and granularity when deciding which devices should start fetching the video from our decentralized video delivery network Some of the reasons for this are due to networking restrictions in certain rural areas, CDN nodes availabilities or even ISP performances This is why we have defined and launched the concept of Activation Sets Now you can create an Activation Set and give it a name (eg: “Denver HQ Offices” or “Liverpool Service Group”)...

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Restrict Upstream Usage
Sergio Díaz-Miguel Coca

Restrict Upstream Usage by Type of Device and Network

One of the most frequent concerns we get from our customers is how our decentralized video delivery network behaves on mobile devices and cellular networks These concerns come mainly from the fact that, in some countries, cellular data plans can incur in extra charges when upstream bandwidth is in use Teltoo takes care of this by detecting the type of network and device and allowing usage of upstream bandwidth only in the case where mobile devices are connected to WiFi networks However, we wanted to apply the deepest level of flexibility and control to this feature to make it able to adapt...

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