Telco quad-play services are pressuring MSOs to adopt IP-based architecture that is user-oriented, video-centric, and voice-compliant. This transformation will help MSOs reduce CAPEX and OPEX.
MSOs are facing challenges such as new competitors, scarce bandwidth, and changing distribution models. They need a new approach of Cloud-Pipe-Device Integration to retain their market dominance.
MSOs are transforming their business through accelerated promotion of new businesses. In addition to the wireless business, IMS, DPoE, Docsis3.0, CDN, and other key areas have also captured MSOs attention.
Recent changes in technology and consumer behavior have dramatically altered the MSO competitive landscape, they also present numerous challenges to the position of MSOs as leading providers and aggregators of video content.