Recently, we’ve received an increasing number of requests for our mobile video delivery services, which is no surprise when you consider how quickly video delivery to mobile devices has exploded. Ooyala found that almost 40% of online video consumption took place via mobile in Q4, and Business Insider is projecting 73% per year growth in mobile video revenues over the next five years. That said, video delivery to mobile devices remains an incredibly complex problem, involving the mobile applications themselves, subscriber management, content management and processing, hosting, DRM, CDNs, etc. The complexity doesn’t stop there though, as you work through finding and implementing technical solutions to those issues, you’ll also want to consider your desktop, mobile web, game console, and interactive TV distribution architectures.Many of our clients are currently launching or re-launching their video delivery platform, and so are going through the very tedious process of creating an RFP.
Almost a year ago, I wrote a blog post called Best Practices for Writing a Great Mobile RFP. Since then, we’ve received an overwhelming number of requests for this post in Word format, and have also heard it’s been a very helpful tool for people going through the process of finding a mobile solution provider. To address the increasing number requests for digital video and OTT services, we thought it would be good to create a blog post with an RFP template for this area of mobile too. And soon, we will be developing RFP templates for field sales, field service, and loyalty program applications as well. If you would like for us to send those to you once completed, feel free to fill out our contact form to request any one or more of these.Continue Reading Article