The Motley Fool February 16, 2018
Both Apple and Facebook plan to spend as much as $1 billion on video content this year. The demand for streaming video has never been higher. The average global internet user streamed 5.75 hours of video per week in 2017. That's up from 4.28 hours per week in 2016, according to a survey from Limelight Networks.
This piece was also syndicated on Yahoo Finance.
Forbes February 13, 2018
Limelight Networks has recovered from a low point in customer experience by making deep changes in how their company runs, relying on surveys to figure out what their customers want. Bob Lento said that, “In the first voice of customer surveys we took in the spring of 2013, we learned that they wanted us to be more customer service focused. They wanted our network to be more reliable and higher performing. They wanted featured functionality that they could get from our competition that they couldn't get from us, especially things like self-service.”
The New Paper February 12, 2018
Over half of consumers in the region are concerned about the current state of cyber security and feel that businesses are not doing enough to thwart such attacks, according to a 2017 Limelight Networks study. This year, there are four key areas to watch when it comes to cyber security: social engineering, the Smart Home concept, digital safety for kids and the rise of cryptocurrency.
Security Brief Asia February 12, 2018
Neustar's DDoS mitigation defense network has now expanded after a Tokyo-based data scrubbing center is now fully operational. Neustar announced the go-live of its Tokyo, Marseille and Stockholm data scrubbing centers, the result of partnerships with both Arbor Networks and Limelight Networks.
Phoenix Business Journal February 8, 2018
Limelight Networks Inc. reported a record fourth quarter revenue and full year 2017 revenue that is its highest in company history. The Tempe-based developer of content delivery systems for online media had a 10% increase in revenue, and a 77%decrease in earnings loss, year over year. Robert Lento, Limelight’s CEO, said the results in the fourth quarter “capped a year of consistent and robust operational and financial improvements."
Les Echos February 5, 2018
According to Didier Nguyen, Commercial Director of Southern Europe at Limelight Networks, streaming could emerge as a big winner against pay TV. Although the trend is increasingly to "cut the cord", consumers remain loyal to their cable subscription, mainly due to the quality of coverage of the sport and other live events.
Streaming Media Blog February 5, 2018
NBC Playmaker Media isn’t saying how many viewers they are expecting for the live stream of the Super Bowl, but predict they will have 1M or less simultaneous streams. The third-party CDNs delivering the streams include Akamai, Amazon, Limelight, and Level 3.
Super Bowl January 31, 2018
"The Patriots vs. Eagles is an important event for cord cutting, and in a sense, it’s a Super Bowl for the streaming video industry as well," said Limelight's senior vice president Dan Carney.
Dan Carney was quoted in a USA Today story “Cord cutters, here's your game plan for Super Bowl viewing without a cable bill” and they cited our “State of Online Video” research report.
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— In Limelight news, the company announced expanded storage services with the option of an Infrequent Access class
— In Limelight news, Avitas Systems is using Limelight’s global private network and distributed cloud infrastructure to deploy its automated inspection platform
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