All of the new streaming services—Apple TV+, Peacock, Disney, HBO Max, Quibi—are entering a crowded field dominated by Netflix, Amazon, Hulu and YouTube. But there’s a problem looming: compression and bandwidth. As a result, we will need lots of hyper-local data centers that are located closer to consumers. In December 2019, Amazon Web Services announced that it would be building “local zones” close to major cities, with the goal of managing latency-sensitive workloads.
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