Abacast Announces Worldwide Availability of Live Peer-Assisted Flash Delivery Platform

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Built on top of Abacast's industry-leading Live Peer-Assisted Delivery technology, Abacast Live Flash P2P enables delivery of the highest quality video on the Internet using the world's most popular video format.

Based on the success we've had with Abacast's current live peer-assisted video solutions, we think the ability to utilize Flash will further accelerate demand.

Abacast Inc., a leader in real-time streaming solutions, today announced the availability of Adobe Flash support on its Live Peer-Assisted (P2P) Delivery platform. The Flash option is fully integrated into Abacast's industry-leading Live Peer-Assisted Delivery technology. With over 50 million client installs and millions of hours of consumer video delivery, Abacast Live Peer-Assisted Delivery is the most reliable, tested, and scalable peer-assisted delivery platform in the industry.

"With this release we are providing our customers the benefits of our peer-assisted solution, including proven longer audience engagement and thus more ability to monetize content, now utilizing the world's most popular video format," said Jim Kott, Abacast Co-President.

Abacast's Live Peer-Assisted Delivery combines the security, quality, and control of traditional unicast technology with the efficiency and resiliency of peer-assisted delivery. The result is a very secure, high quality delivery network that provides the highest video bit-rates and a higher quality of service (Qos) than traditional server-based delivery. With the support of the Flash format, Abacast now supports both live and on-demand peer-assisted Flash video delivery.

"We are seeing a huge demand to distribute live video in the Flash format," said Sun Jin Lee, CEO of FutureStream Networks, an Abacast reseller (http://www.futurestream.co.kr/). "Based on the success we've had with Abacast's current live peer-assisted video solutions, we think the ability to utilize Flash will further accelerate demand."

"Our customers want to deliver video using Flash and want to do so on a large scale," said Randall Ache, Technical Director and Partner at Synapse (http://www.synapse.ws). "Abacast Live Flash Peer-Assisted technology delivers these requirements and does so on top of a robust, battle-tested platform."

About Abacast Inc.
Abacast Inc. (http://www.abacast.com) is a commercial quality, Hybrid Content Delivery Network (CDN), offering the most options in the industry to distribute and monetize Internet distribution of audio and video including live video and online radio, video-on-demand, and games and software. Abacast, Inc. is headquartered in Camas, WA and is a privately held company.

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