Limelight Networks


Limelight introduces enhancements to Video Delivery Services product

Cloud services provider Limelight is adding a range of enhancements to its Video Delivery Services product. The company says that its realtime, live and on-demand video delivery services integrate its industry-leading global private network with advanced video delivery and management capabilities, providing live and VOD media management, packaging, and delivery of broadcast-quality video to “virtually […]

Limelight and Ericsson partner on content delivery

Limelight Networks and Ericsson have signed an agreement to collaborate on content delivery and edge cloud services. Ericsson is partnering with service providers globally to build the Ericsson Unified Delivery Network (UDN) Edge Cloud Platform – a web-scale edge delivery network. Under the agreement, Limelight’s content delivery technology will be deployed on the Ericsson UDN […]

Limelight: online viewing up but rebuffering still a problem

Consumers worldwide are watching more online video than ever, according to a new report from Limelight Networks. In State of Online Video, Limelight says total consumption has increased 58% since 2016, to an average of six hours, 45 minutes each week. However, the study also found that consumers are spending more time watching traditional broadcast, […]

DAZN taps Limelight for service delivery

Sports streaming provider DAZN has tapped CDN provider Limelight Networks to help it deliver its services. DAZN is using Limelight to provide distribution of its coverage of Japanese professional football league the J League, the rights to which the streaming service acquired in a 10-year exclusive deal. “No one wants an important play in a […]

BBC breaks online records with royal wedding

The BBC reported record-breaking online stats on Saturday thanks to high audience figures for the royal wedding and FA Cup final. The BBC said that Saturday was “the biggest ever day for BBC Online” with audiences consuming 11.9 petabytes (11.9 million gigabytes) of data, peaking at 2.8 terabits per second when people got their first […]

Limelight lifts lid on online viewing habits

More than 68% people in the US subscribe to a video on demand service, with 34% subscribing to more than one service, according to the findings of new research by CDN provider Limelight Networks. The latest ‘State of Online Video’ report, which surveyed viewers in the US and UK, found that just 48% of UK […]

Channel 4 taps Limelight for on-demand content delivery

UK-based public service broadcaster, Channel 4, has partnered with digital content delivery firm Limelight to serve programming to viewers on demand. Channel 4 is using Limelight’s Orchestrate Content Delivery platform to deliver content via its All 4 on-demand service to different device types. “Ten million viewers expect broadcast quality viewing of their favourite programs at any […]

Four in five millennials now subscribe to OTT

Some 80% of millennials subscribe to at least one over-the-top (OTT) service and 39% report watching at least seven hours of online video per week, according to new research. Limelight Networks’ ‘State of Online Video’ report said that as of this June 22.8% of millennials watch more than 10 hours of online video per week […]

Fifth of millennials watch over 10 hours online content a week

Some 19.3% of millennials now watch more than 10 hours of online content per week, according to new research by Limelight Networks. The US-based content delivery network’s State of Online Video report said the December 2015 figure marked a 22.8% increase in the proportion of millennials watching over 10 hours of web video a week […]

Half of millennials now more likely to download content

Some 49% of millennials said they are now more likely to download digital content than a year ago, according to research by content delivery network firm Limelight Networks. The Limelight study said that 58% of millennials chose their mobile phone as their primary device for downloading content, compared to 42% of overall respondents. In total, […]