Ericsson added more partners to its unified global content distribution network


Swedish technology company Ericsson announced through a statement that it added 12 new partners to its Unified Delivery Network (UDN), launched in early 2016 and dedicated to optimize its OTT platform content distribution services.


The UDN is an ecosystem of global content distribution networks (G-CDN) that allows and adds network capabilities to the public domain, allowing high-quality video services to become optimized.


Companies China Telecom, Chunghwa Telecom, Dolby Laboratories, Far EasTone Telecommunications, Globe Telecom, Mavshack, Paramount Pictures, Singtel, SK Broadband, XL Axiata, Vubiquity and 20th Century Fox joined so far Hutchison Global Communications, Telstra, AIS, Vodafone , Brightcove, DailyMotion, EchoStar, Deluxe, LeTV and QuickPlay, in addition to Ericsson’s own Managed Player and Media First.


“UDN’s disruptive business model has struck a chord with service and content providers that want more flexibility, visibility and control over the delivery of high-quality OTT services. Ericsson, along with its partners, have successfully created a win-win content delivery play that drastically improves how a broad range of services are delivered to customers around the world”, stated the SVP and Head of Business Unit Support Solutions at Ericsson, Per Borgklint.