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Ericsson strikes three global CDN partnerships

Ericsson has struck partnerships with three global CDN provider to integrate their offerings with the Ericsson Media Delivery Network.

The three – Limelight Networks, CDNetworks and ChinaCache – are the first to sign up to Ericsson’s new CDN partnership programme. The three will integrate their systems with the Ericsson content delivery solution.

Limelight Networks is a global CDN provider with over 9Tbps of egress serving over 3 billion objects an hour.
CDNnetworks accelerates more than 40,000 websites and cloud services with 140 nodes around the world while ChinaCache is the leading CDN provider in China, with more than 17,000 servers in more than 120 cities.

Today’s CDNs must be able to deliver all types of content in an ultra-efficient way in order to cope with the pressures of the TV Anywhere era,” said Ove Anebygd, vice-president and head of solution area media, Ericsson.

“The convergence of global CDNs with operator networks propels content delivery forward to a new level of effectiveness, and enables the media industry to optimize broadcast potential with the continued explosion of available video content. We have created these partnerships to help operators and content providers to forge even stronger links so that they can continue to deliver the right services to the right audiences at the right time.”