Written by: Roshan Dwivedi
The next billion OTT platform viewers will be those consumers who will be able to stream HD content online as new compression technologies get adopted, eliminating one of the major limitations – bandwidth availability.
Irdeto believes that currently there are approximately half a billion people globally with broadband connection over 1.0 Mbps allowing them to watch content seamlessly. However with new technology, this barrier can be lowered to 0.5 Mbps, allowing further 1.2 billion people to access HD quality content.
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