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Kaltura helps Akamai give mobile networks more breathing space

US over-the-top vendor Kaltura has struck an extension deal with content delivery network (CDN) giant Akamai, which looks like the first partner integration deal for Akamai’s Predictive Content Delivery service. This technology provides mobile operators with a method for increasing network capacity as well as offering OTT video opportunities, by storing cached content on devices for offline viewing. Offline viewing may seem like a move by Akamai against its own best interests, as more traffic traveling over its CDN results in more business and higher fees. However, perhaps this a hint that even the world’s largest CDN provider is preparing for unprecedented levels of traffic on its network in the future – and catering for offline viewing is one simple…

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