Metaboli to Rely on Level 3 for a Seamless Gaming Experience for its More Than 1300 Games as it Expands Globally
BROOMFIELD, Colo., May 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (LVLT) today announced it is providing content delivery network (CDN), high-speed IP (HSIP) and colocation services for Metaboli, a leading European distributor of Internet-based video games.
With a network of more than 50 partner sites, Metaboli provides both subscription-based games on demand and games to purchase and download – totaling more than 1,300 games. Based out of France, Metaboli has established partnerships with many of Europe's leading Internet portals and will use Level 3's services to expand its reach to global growth markets.
"Metaboli started as a small gaming company operating out of France, and with the help of Level 3, is greatly extending its presence around the world, including a large expansion into the U.S.," said Pierre Forest, CEO of Metaboli. "Level 3's global network combined with a trusted content delivery network give us the scalability and speed we need to grow our business to new markets."
"Level 3's scale and global reach can provide an important benefit to companies that are transitioning from local start-ups to global players," said Mark Taylor, vice president of Media and IP services at Level 3. "With Level 3's CDN and HSIP services, Metaboli will be able to expand into lucrative online gaming markets like the U.S."
The Level 3 network is trusted by many leading entertainment and media companies to deliver content to audiences worldwide. The company's services are engineered to seamlessly deliver high-quality online content to end-users, allowing gaming developers and publishers to spend more time designing and developing the best games possible and less time focusing on how to deliver them online.
For more information on Level 3's suite of services optimized for the gaming community, visitwww.level3gaming.com.
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