TOKYO, Sept. 3 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW), announced today that Nintendo Co. Ltd had begun utilizing the LimelightDELIVER service to deliver interactive content to the popular Wii(TM) console.
Using LimelightDELIVER, Nintendo delivers text and graphic contents to the News Channel and Forecast Channel that are accessible from the Wii menu. Since Limelight Network's content delivery network (CDN) is directly connected to over 900 broadband and last-mile providers worldwide, Nintendo can ensure the rapid delivery of these contents to the many Wii users around the world.
"We are pleased to be enabling a great user experience for the highly successful Wii console, and to be working with such a respected global gaming brand as Nintendo," said Shinji Tsukamoto, vice president, Limelight Networks, Inc. "Limelight Networks is now delivering content and providing services for all three major gaming platforms around the world."
The robust and scalable infrastructure of Limelight Network's CDN was engineered to deliver rich media experiences to today's Internet users, by meeting the challenge of the four dimensions of content delivery: increasing object size, increasing entire content libraries, addressing ever-growing audience size, and realizing the immediate availability of every library object, regardless of popularity.
About Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: LLNW) is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust our robust, scalable platform to monetize their digital assets by delivering a brilliant online experience to their global audience. Our architecture bypasses the busy public Internet using a dedicated optical network that interconnects thousands of servers and delivers massive files at the speed of light directly to the access networks that consumers use every day. Our proven network and passion for service assures our customers that every object in their library is instantly delivered to every user, every time. Read our blog at blog.llnw.com or for more information, visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com.
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