Verizon, content providers take CDN matters into their own hands

Josh Wein, FierceOnlineVideoVerizon's (NYSE: VZ) move to purchase EdgeCast, a content delivery network based in Santa Monica, Calif., is another sign that traditional service providers want more control over how video content gets delivered to their customers. At the same time, large content providers such as Google (Nasdaq: GOOG) and Netflix (Nasdaq: NFLX) are deploying their own CDN-like infrastructure. Josh Wein, Editor of FierceOnlineVideo, examines how content and broadband providers are putting the squeeze on CDNs in his latest Editor's Corner. Read more