Cable, media & entertainment

Exceed customer expectations

The cable, media, and entertainment industries are changing, and in those changes lie new opportunities. Emerging technology solutions offer advantages for those looking to build more agile networks, improve customer experiences, and find innovative ways to deploy content.

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Meet streaming demand

With streaming services increasing their market share amid intense competition, media companies must ensure their content delivery network (CDN) architecture is built to handle  increased demand and heightened customer expectations. 

Red Hat’s ecosystem of partners and pretested integrations can help you deliver on the promise of more—and better—content by making your cloud-native deployment smoother and faster.

Evolving CDNs to keep pace with capacity, quality, and efficiency demands

Converge your cable infrastructure

Many cable companies are simplifying their networks with a common high performance core network to deliver services that meet changing customer demands for streaming, high-speed internet, wireless, and enterprise services. Red Hat can help expand your capacity to innovate, speed delivery of new services, and enhance customer viewing experience.

Red Hat and CableLabs enable 5G
and HFC Convergence

Accelerate your transformation

Boost customer experience

Red Hat can help you provide video on demand, deliver premium streaming services, and take advantage of digital advertising revenue in a scalable way. With open, software-defined storage and industry-standard hardware, providers can escape the limitations of set-top boxes by creating solutions that scale with ease and provide a better viewing experience.

6 service provider musts

Deploy emerging applications

You need high-performance solutions to succeed in deploying the next generation of services and applications, such as content delivery networks (CDN), cloud DVR, and network functions virtualization (NFV). 

Red Hat’s solutions provide the flexibility to quickly scale capacity, so you can meet customer demand—all while reducing the cost of network infrastructure.

Deliver interactive media using
new edge applications

An open source future is to your advantage

See how Red Hat worked with award-winning innovation leader Telefónica to enhance digital service experience with its Mi Movistar app, while reducing operating costs and speeding feature release time by 51%.

More real-world customer success

Grupo Globo

See how media leader Globo uses Red Hat® OpenShift® for high-performance infrastructure.

Comcast Corporation

See how Comcast gained automation and OpenStack® skills with Red Hat.


See how one of our ecosystem partners adopted Red Hat OpenShift and Kubernetes to serve communications service providers better and faster.

How Red Hat can help

Moving your business transformation forward is hard, but market dynamics—both customer demands and changing competition—require it. As the leader in enterprise open source, we believe using an open development model helps create more stable, secure, and innovative technologies for customers in cable, media, and entertainment.

Red Hat has spent 20 years collaborating on community projects to offer you solutions that help simplify your application and service delivery, increase your capital and operational efficiency, and give you the full power of enterprise-grade open source.