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We're Entering a New Era of "Fat Video"

1/09/2017 10:45 AM Eastern

In the below video, Heavy Reading's Adi Kishore talks about the challenges businesses and service providers face when it comes to delivering large, bandwidth-heavy videos.

He says, "I think if you look at the big video explosion, there's a step change in the volume of videos we're seeing. That splits into two categories as the pervasiveness of video, where video's bring brought into functions were it previously wasn't. That could be things like communication and collaboration within enterprises, more media in social media...and then there's what we call fat video, which is just larger, fatter files of video coming from applications like ultra high-definition video and virtual reality. You know, new applications that are very, very bandwidth intensive and require a lot of data to be transmitted."

Watch below.

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