The CDNetworks Hybrid Live Streaming service is another example of global technology and product leadership for CDNetworks. We're excited to be powering global events such as the Beijing Olympics, and we will continue to offer value added, cutting edge technology to our leading customers worldwide
San Jose, CA (PRWEB) August 8, 2008
CDNetworks (KOSDAQ: 073710), a top-three global, full-service content delivery network (CDN), is utilizing its recently announced Hybrid Live Streaming service to deliver the first buffer-free, HD-grade, peer-assisted live Internet broadcast for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games website of SBS, a top Korean broadcaster. The new service delivers 2Mpbs live broadcasting at a much higher quality, scale, and better price economics compared to conventional CDN services. The service will be based on the comprehensive technology partnership between CDNetworks and Octoshape.
The CDNetworks Hybrid Live Streaming service combines Enterprise CDN services with a peer assisted service that is far more reliable than a generic P2P service for massive live HD content transmission. The new service delivers to an unlimited number of viewers a reliable, 2Mpbs super-high-quality live broadcast. CDNetworks Hybrid Live Streaming provides maximum reliability independent of the volume of network traffic and number of concurrent viewers. The result is live Internet broadcasting on a PC with a more vivid display than television.
SBS' viewers will watch the thrill of the Beijing Olympic Games live on their PCs. Starting with the soccer qualifier between Korea and Cameroon on August 7, SBS will broadcast its Olympic coverage live for 17 days, using the Hybrid Live Streaming service of CDNetworks.
Jong-Jin Park, Media Planning Team Manager of SBSi, said, "We are very pleased to be able to differentiate our live HD Internet broadcasting service from the competition, thanks to the streaming services of CDNetworks, at the critical juncture with the opening of the Olympic Games just a few days away." He added, "We believe that the biggest value of CDNetworks is their experience in delivering live Internet broadcasting successfully for high-profile global events such as the WBC or the 2006 Germany World Cup."
"The CDNetworks Hybrid Live Streaming service is another example of global technology and product leadership for CDNetworks. We're excited to be powering global events such as the Beijing Olympics, and we will continue to offer value added, cutting edge technology to our leading customers worldwide," said Steve Chung, Chief Strategy Officer and EVP of Global Markets for CDNetworks.
CDNetworks, a top-three global, full-service content delivery network (CDN), provides technology, network infrastructure, and customer services that accelerate the delivery of Internet content and applications to end users around the world. CDNetworks provides a comprehensive suite of technology for video streaming, large-volume-files downloads, and image caching, which delivers unparalleled quality of performance, service, and reliability. World-leading media and entertainment, technology, retail, and online gaming companies rely on CDNetworks to optimize their end users' online experiences. CDNetworks, founded in 2000 in Seoul, Korea, has subsidiaries in the US, China, and Japan and is publicly traded on Korea's KOSDAQ exchange (KOSDAQ: 073710). For more information, please visit: http://www.cdnetworks.com.
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