Most of the sites today will have one or more videos in their web pages. Streaming media content via web is very popular these days. This popularity increased the importance of content delivery networks also. With the cdn(content delivery network) like Amazon cloudfront, streaming videos have become easier as you can configure everything with a few clicks.
HLS is one of the commonly used streaming method nowadays. Amazon cloudfront supports hls streaming also. Streaming videos using cloudfront is very easy.