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Dailymotion tapping two P2P vendors – shaking off the pirate label

The concept of a decentralized internet has been pushed into the mainstream by the likes of HBO’s comedy show Silicon Valley and by Mozilla announcing a $2 million reward fund for any ideas that will bring the construct to life. The aim is to bring connectivity to deprived areas across the globe, while making bandwidth savings for OTT video providers. With $2 million on the table, Mozilla has pointed to potential ideas like converting infrastructure such as old phone booths into WiFi hotspots. But what many aren’t aware of is that the technological foundations of this type of network are being developed and tweaked by start-up vendors which have already won deployments at some major media companies. Unfortunately for the…

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