Chandigarh: Connect Broadband, a wireline and broadband service provider across Punjab, has deployed the Netflix cache grid at Mohali. This facility allows Connect Broadband users to directly stream titles from service provider’s network, rather than streaming them from Netflix’s own servers.
It allows the files of show to get captured and assembled in the Connect data centre and then gets played at hi-speed. The technology ensures buffer free content and enhanced customer experience, as the server is closer to the end user.
“By deploying the Netflix cache grid in Mohali, we aim to give an enhanced customer experience to Connect users watching Netflix shows. Moreover, our experience in streaming technology provides a more sophisticated adaptive streaming experience for our users,” said Arvind Jalota, Chief Business Officer – Connect Broadband.
As per the public data, Netflix alone accounts for over 40% of all Internet traffic globally. In order to manage such heavy load the caches of Netflix catalogue has been put at Mohali, the content is updated daily.
The cache is pre-loaded with enough regionally popular titles for Netflix. With this all Connect Broadband users watching Netflix content will experience high speed content with no buffer, video streaming and applications with minimal latency.