Content Distribution Network Market

Content Distribution Network Market Size, Share & Trends Analysis Report

Content Distribution Network Market Size, Share, And Trends Analysis Report By Type (Video CDN, Non-Video CDN), By Solutions (CDN Analytics And Monitoring, CDN Delivery, Transparent Caching, Digital Rights Management, Video Indexing, Video Content Management, Online Video Streaming Solutions), By Service Providers (Free CDN, Peer-To-Peer CDN, Traditional Commercial CDN, Telco CDN), By Application (E-Commerce, Mobile Operators, Online Gaming, Advertisement, Internet Service Providers, 17, Academic Institutions, Government Offices, Media And Entertainment), Based On Region, And Segment Forecasts, 2022 - 2028

Report ID : BMRC 1
Number of pages : 300
Published Date : Nov 2022
Category : Technology And Media
Delivery Timeline : 48 hrs
Single User : $3250

Corporate User : $7999

Global Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market is valued at USD 9.90 Billion in 2018 and is expected to reach USD 57.15 Billion by 2025 with a CAGR of 28.46% over the forecast period.

Scope of Global Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market Report:-

A content delivery network (CDN) refers to a geographically distributed group of servers that provides quick delivery of internet content. A content delivery network (CDN) enables rapid transfer of different assets required for loading internet content such as HTML pages, javascript files, stylesheets, images, and videos. CDN keep servers at the exchange points in order to improve speed and connectivity, where these internet exchange points (IXP) are primary locations where different Internet providers (ISPs) and CDNs connect with each other to have a shared access by reducing costs and transit times in high-speed data delivery. CDNs can reduce the file size while transferring a data by using some procedures such as minification and file compression. Moreover, CDN helps to handle large internet traffic by diverting the users to different servers, thereby load is distributed efficiently. CDN is also equipped with the ability to reduce latency and buffering time pertaining to an online video streaming content.  It further ensures that the stream’s original server is not overburdened with requests.

Global Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market report is segmented on the type, solutions, service providers, end-user, applications, and by regional & country levels. Based on type, global content distribution network (CDN) market is segmented into CDN and Non-Video CDN.  On the basis of solutions, the market is classified into CDN analytics and monitoring, CDN delivery, transparent caching, digital rights management, video indexing, video content management and online video streaming solutions.  On the basis of service providers, the market is segmented into free CDN, peer-to-peer CDN, traditional commercial CDN and Telco CDN. Furthermore, as per end user, market is classified into small-scale enterprises, medium-scale enterprises, and large-scale enterprises. Based upon applications, global content distribution network (CDN) market is segmented as E-commerce, mobile operators, online gaming, advertisement, internet service providers, healthcare, academic institutions, government offices and media and entertainment.

Global Top CDN Companies

  • Level 3 Communications (US)
  • Google (US)
  • Akamai (US)
  • Limelight Networks (US)
  • Amazon Web Services (US)
  • Internap (US)
  • Verizon (US)
  • CDNetworks (Korea)
  • Tata Communications (India and Singapore)
  • StackPath (US)
  • Azure CDN
  • CacheFly
  • Cloudflare
  • Fastly
  • Verizon Media Platform

Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market Segmentation:-

By Application:

  • E-commerce
  • Mobile Operators
  • online Gaming
  • Advertisement
  • Internet Service Providers
  • Healthcare
  • Academic Institutions
  • Government Offices
  • Media and Entertainment
  • Other

By Type:

  • Video CDN
  • Non-Video CDN

By Solutions:

  • CDN Analytics and Monitoring
  • CDN Delivery
  • Transparent Caching
  • Digital Rights Management
  • Video Indexing
  • Video Content Management
  • Online Video streaming Solutions

By Service Providers:

  • Free CDN
  • Peer to-Peer CDN
  • Traditional Commercial CDN
  • Telco CDN

By End User:

  • Small Scale Enterprise
  • Medium Scale Enterprise
  • Large Scale Enterprise
  • Other

The Media and Entertainment Segment is reckoned to account for a substantial revenue share over the forecast duration. This is ascribed to the elevating demand for VOD and online streaming services worldwide.  Most of the CDN providers have increased their focus towards providing the users with high content visibility in their smart devices while optimizing the content delivery procedure. The video CDN segment is slated to amass notable gains over the assessment timeline owing to the ability of CDN solutions to decrease latency and buffering time during online video streaming activities.

Increasing need to handle internet traffic along with security features is one of the key factors helps to grow Global Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market.  

Growth of Content distribution network (CDN) is primarily driven by some key factors including increasing number of internet users across the globe, thus there is need to minimize internet traffic issues. Additionally, with the use of CDN the internet content can immediately reaches to the users while the request is sent, so that many of users are focusing on deploy a content distribution network solutions which include delivery of enterprise web applications, media and software delivery, and cloud security solutions to solve some technical challenges during the delivery content over the internet. For example, Mozilla gained 14.5% more download by reducing 2.2 seconds of load time. Furthermore, rising demand for online videos over social media is anticipated to grow content distribution network (CDN). Currently, nearly 58% of online video views are on mobile devices, and this rate will increase 12% year by year. As a result of this, media network administrators have increasingly adopted CDN based video streaming technology. However, this system is relatively expensive may need to maintain regularly, whereas some CDN being paid for a monthly basis. Technological advancement in cloud-based services will create more enhanced opportunities to tackle latency issues in the coming years.

Growing adoption of smart devices has emerged as another growth catalyst for this business vertical There has been a widespread increase in the adoption of smart devices such as mobile phones across the globe. Rising disposable of the masses, increasing remote working trends, along with the adoption of  smart wearables for health monitoring purposes have led to a prompt surge in network traffic worldwide. CDN is equipped with the ability to enhance user experience by reducing data traffic. This in turn is creating lucrative opportunities for this industry sphere to garner notable returns over the stipulated timeline.

Apart from that, the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic has added robust traction to the expansion of this industry. Due to the imposition of mobility restrictions in the form of lockdowns and travel bans, most of the organizations shifted to an online mode of operation. This in turn led to an increased data traffic across the globe. Also, online VOD and streaming services gained immense popularity during the pandemic era. People started opting for online entertainment services to spend their leisure time when the entire world came to a complete standstill. These factors are aiding the progression of Content Distribution Network (CDN) market.

North America is expected to dominate the Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market.

North America holds largest share for content distribution network and is expected to dominate during forecast period. Increase in usage of cloud-based services; wide presence of CDN providers and the rising demand for streaming media content are some key factors responsible to fuel the growth of CDN market in North American region. Asia pacific region is fastest growing region due to emergent internet economies and constantly rising digital trend in Asia, particularly in China and India. Moreover, with more than 730 million Internet users, one out of every five online users in the world is from China, thus CDN is needed for the further optimization of internet traffic. Also, growing per capita income of the masses, rising popularity of online streaming services, along with rapidly evolving network infrastructure is contributing to the overall growth of the APAC market.

Major Developments

In December 2021, Limeline Networks, Inc. announced the launch of its GraphQL functionality for its CDN application named Layer. This will enable the company to diversify its offerings in the CDN market vertical.

On Special Requirments Content Distribution Network (CDN) Market Report is also available for the below Regions and Countries:

North America

  • U.S.
  • Canada


  • Germany
  • France
  • U.K.
  • Italy
  • Spain
  • Sweden
  • Netherland
  • Turkey
  • Switzerland
  • Belgium
  • Rest of Europe


  • South Korea
  • Japan
  • China
  • India
  • Australia
  • Philippines
  • Singapore
  • Malaysia
  • Thailand
  • Indonesia
  • Rest Of APAC

Latin America

  • Mexico
  • Colombia
  • Brazil
  • Argentina
  • Peru
  • Rest of South America

The Middle East and Africa

  • Saudi Arabia
  • UAE
  • Egypt
  • South Africa
  • Rest Of MEA
Report Analysis Details
Historical data 2015 - 2018
Forecast Period 2019 - 2025
Market Size in 2018: USD 9.90 Billion
Base year considered 2019
Forecast Period CAGR %:


Market Size Expected in 2025: USD 57.15 Billion
Tables, Charts & Figures: 175
Pages 200
CDN Companies Level 3 Communications (US), Google (US), Akamai (US) and Limelight Networks (US), Amazon Web Services (US), Internap (US), Verizon (US), CDNetworks (Korea), Tata Communications (India and Singapore), StackPath (US), Azure CDN, CacheFly, Cloudflare, Fastly, Verizon Media Platform
Segments Covered By Application, By Type, By Solutions, By Service Providers, By End User
Regional Analysis North America, U.S., Mexico, Canada, Europe, UK, France, Germany, Italy, Asia Pacific, China, Japan, India, Southeast Asia, South America, Brazil, Argentina, Columbia, The Middle East and Africa, GCC, Africa, Rest of the Middle East and Africa
Vishal Sawant
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