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Press Release -- August 13th, 2012
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Dulton Media Chooses CDNetworks’ Partner MegaFon to Provide Cloud-Content Acceleration Throughout Russia

With 13 POPs in Russia, CDNetworks and MegaFon enable Dulton Media to extend the same level of service whether in a major city or a more remote location

San Jose, Calif. – August 13, 2012 – CDNetworks, the only multinational content delivery network with local expertise and infrastructure inside mainland China and across six continents, enabled one of Russia’s leading telecommunications service providers, MegaFon, to sign Dulton Media, a Moscow-based cloud content services company. With CDNetworks’ 13 POPs in Russia, MegaFon helps Dulton Media offer an aggressive service level agreement for availability and performance to their end users whether in major cities or more remote locations.

“With 13 POPs and growing in Russia in addition to more than 100 world-wide, CDNetworks allowed us to create the first local CDN in Russia with a truly global reach,” said Konstantin Solodukhin, Management of Development of National Corporate Sales and Operator Business, Assistant Director General OJSC at MegaFon. “We are pleased that Dulton Media recognized the benefits of optimizing their cloud content throughout Russia, thus providing excellent service to customers.”

Dulton Media offers business and consumer solutions for cloud content delivery, such as video and ecommerce. With 63 million* internet users and many of those users outside of big cities, Russian businesses and consumers benefit from Dulton Media’s fast downloads and streaming of cloud content.  MegaFon, along with CDNetworks’ content delivery network, enable Dulton to extend their service throughout Russia with the same level of service they offer in major cities.

“MegaFon provides a strong and unmatched infrastructure in Russia with superior performance in the outer regions of Russia,” said Vorontsov Anatoly, CEO, Dulton Media LLC. “Their service is exactly what we need to meet and exceed customer expectations.”

“We are committed to MegaFon’s success by deploying CDN infrastructure and support throughout Russia,” said John Kang, Vice President Sales & Channels. “It’s exciting to have a major cloud content provider in Russia, Dulton Media, using our content delivery network in Russia.”

CDNetworks and MegaFon make it easy for businesses to successfully and cost-effectively deliver web content and applications into Russia with a nationwide network that is unmatched in both reach and performance. The partnership enables CDNetworks to dramatically extend its sales and support reach throughout Russia.

About Dulton Media
Dulton Media LLC, the cloud content services company, provides a family of products used to publish and distribute the world's professional digital media. The company's products include online-TV platform ЯTV (www.yatv.ru) and professional video platform Eagle Platform (www.eagleplatform.com).

About MegaFon
“MegaFon” OJSC is the all-Russian universal communication operator working in all segments of telecommunication market. MegaFon OJSC was established in May 2002. MegaFon became the first, and is still the only, operator with a network covering all regions of Russia. The Company and its subsidiaries have all the required licenses and operate in all Russian regions and the Republic of Abkhazia, South Ossetia and Tajikistan.

Having acquired one of the leading Russian backbone operators Synterra Group of Companies in June 2010, MegaFon entered the fixed-line B2B and B2G, and fixed broadband markets.  Combined infrastructure of MegaFon and Synterra is present in all Russian regions.

MegaFon has the longest backbone network in Russia among Non-Governmental Companies (more than 110 K km), as well as the largest VSAT network in Russia and CIS countries. More than 40 nodes of access for long-distance backbone of satellite communication were put into operation in 13 regions. MegaFon OJSC became the first and remains the only operator with a network covering all regions of Russia, and the Company was also the first operator to launch 3G commercial operations.  As of December 7, 2010 principal shareholders of MegaFon are companies of the AF Telecom Holding group, the TeliaSonera group and Altimo telecommunications holding.

About CDNetworks
CDNetworks enables mission critical e-business in the world’s most challenging markets. CDNetworks’ unique position as the only multinational CDN with expertise and infrastructure in China and other emerging markets, makes us a trusted technology and business advisor to companies across the highly-competitive industries of software, travel, eCommerce, high tech, manufacturing, media, and gaming. Accelerating performance for more than 17,500 global websites and cloud services, CDNetworks helps businesses get closer to their end users without the limitations of hardware and private networks. Founded in 2000, CDNetworks has offices in the U.S., Korea, China, Japan, the UK, and France. For more information, please visit: http://www.cdnetworks.com.

*Source: Forrester Research, 63 million internet users in Russia

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