Rainbow's Russ Hamm Joins Verizon, Akamai Leaders on Live Streaming Summit Panel

Rainbow Broadband's Founder and President Russ Hamm took part in a thorough discussion of live streaming latency issues yesterday at the Live Streaming Summit, part of Streaming Media East.

Along with leaders from Verizon Digital Media Services, Akamai, THEOPlayer and Streaming Media, Russ covered issues including net neutrality, the benefits of User Datagram Protocol (UDP) vs Transmission Control Protocol (TCP), smarter encoding, the human factor of scalability, and Rainbow's work with video-centric companies like Sportsrocket. 

The event, held at the New York Hilton Midtown, also featured an expo with a plethora of companies demonstrating cutting-edge technologies and new devices.

For more info on the Live Streaming Summit, please visit: http://www.streamingmedia.com/Conferences/East2017/Exhibition.aspx.