Level 3’s CDN Services Give iMusti the Power to Rapidly Stream Audio and Video Content on a Global Level
BROOMFIELD, Colo., Jan. 9, 2012/PRNewswire/ — Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE:LVLT, news, filings) today announced that it has signed an agreement with iMusti, Inc., a worldwide provider of music and video content produced in India, to deliver Level 3’s Caching and Download service, providing one of the fastest uninterrupted audio and video streaming platforms available.
Supported by a global network of caching locations and one of the most connected IP networks in the world, Level 3’s Caching and Download service enables iMusti to deliver a fast, reliable experience to smartphones, tablets, computers and TV screens worldwide. The service also increases bandwidth and storage capacity to boost cost efficiencies, meet demand, and ensure ample storage space and security for iMusti’s ever-growing library of content — including full-length feature films.
“iMusti’s licensing sources includeIndia’s top record labels and movie production houses, which all provide high-quality content that requires efficient, secure and reliable delivery on a global scale,” saidSamir Khandwala, founder and CEO of iMusti. “Our customers demand a superior experience, and in our search for a CDN provider, we found that Level 3 delivered the best performance for uploading and downloading content. This is particularly critical to us in light of our recent agreement with Samsung to develop applications for its web-connected Smart TV platform.”
“The popularity ofIndia’s music and Bollywood films has grown exponentially, and Level 3 is honored to have been selected by iMusti to deliver this broad range of content to its customers worldwide,” saidMark Taylor, vice president of Content and Media at Level 3. “Level 3’s Caching and Download service allows iMusti’s customers to enjoy the best possible experience no matter where they are or what device they’re using — ultimately encouraging them to remain happy, loyal users.”
For more information on Level 3’s Caching and Download service, please visit http://www.level3.com/en/products-and-services/video/cdn/caching-and-download/.
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