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Verizon Media Platform Update:
New blogs, a new way to watch football, new Prebid technology and our latest network expansion.
Click on the links below for the latest news, developments, features, and enhancements to the Verizon Media Platform. If you have any additional questions, fill out the form on the right.
We’re proud to announce that we recently added new PoPs in Sophia, Bulgaria; Sydney, Australia and Miami, Florida. We now have 165 Super PoP locations and have increased our global network capacity to 120 terabits per second.
New way to watch the game: Yahoo Sports ”Watch Together”
The new Yahoo Sports app, “Watch Together,” which debuted on September 10, enables four fans to watch an NFL game together on their mobile devices even when they’re apart. “Watch Together” leverages the power of Real-Time Streaming to bring the in-stadium viewing experience to fans and creates community during the game. Get the details, download the app, then start watching the next game with your friends.
Blog: The “CDN Edge” brings compute closer to where it is needed most
In this post, Muhammad Rehman, VP and Head of Product, CDN, Security and Edge Computing reviews the benefits of migrating your workloads and applications from the cloud to the CDN Edge. He also covers the layers of our network that make up the CDN Edge and how we’re working with Verizon to tap into the 5G Edge to support ultra-low latency use cases such as AR gaming and immersive VR360.
Where is the OTT industry heading?
Guest author Dan Rayburn, Principal Analyst, Frost and Sullivan; Conference Chairman, NAB Show Streaming Summit, discusses how new business models and content packaging deals are changing the OTT industry. Read it now for insights on where the industry is and where it’s going.
Use Smartplay Prebid to increase ad yields and reduce ad fatigue
Smartplay Prebid enhances our server-side ad insertion capability. Prebid technology disrupts the traditional method of buying and selling ads to drive up ad yield. Smartplay customers using Prebid fully understand their content's value because Prebid puts price transparency, visibility, and control back into content owners’ hands, not behind walled gardens. This new solution comes with turnkey Prebid server integrations making it easy to get started. Reach out to your account manager or schedule time to walk through the solution now.