Velocix, the Cambridge, England-based content delivery network (CDN) has announced the introduction of live video streaming distribution services.

Surely live streaming will gain momentum this year with the introduction of Microsoft’s Silverlight and the Adobe Media Player.  These services will demand considerable bandwidth and P2P solutions will likely have an important role.

For a perspective on what all this means, check out this analysis by Janko Roettgers, the P2P expert over at NewTeeVee.

A few weeks ago, I interviewed Velocix chief Phill Robinson.  Phill explains the shifting market and how his company is addressing with a cache network coupled with P2P. 

— Andy Plesser