Posted by : Randy Cooper in (CDN)

Q2 CDN Pricing Remains Stable With No Indication of Slowing Traffic

Comparing the data for content delivery pricing specific to video delivery in Q2 from the prior quarter shows pricing remained very stable in Q2, but with some new trends emerging. While pricing for Q2 is almost identical to Q1, there was a drop in the price per GB delivered for those customers who on average are doing over 1PB (petabyte) a month. While this is a small percentage of the total number of CDN customers overall, I did see new contract pricing as low as three cents ($0.03) per GB delivered on new 12 month contracts. In Q1, the lowest I saw was around two and a half cents but that was not the norm. (Note: you can easily find my latest pricing post at


Once again, Dan Rayburn’s insights are right on target. This is a good sign for all in the CDN business especially in light of increased competition and current economic conditions.

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