Two themes are dominating the discussions at video service operators worldwide:
the evolution of security requirements for multi-network, multi-screen delivery systems and,
the impact of MPEG-DASH as a standardized streaming delivery protocol.
Solving thorny and complex content rights issues and implementing industry-wide standardized streaming protocols are essential for delivering high quality over-the-top and multi-network, multi-screen services. The discussions surrounding these issues are a positive sign that video service operators are poised to deploy more sophisticated and high quality services. Although consumers will not likely be aware of the changes in the back-end infrastructure this session will examine a range of solutions that will enable video service operators to offer consumers a winning combination of a less confusing and fragmented array of device capabilities, and a broader range of content choices.