TOKYO & PARIS--(G-cluster provides a white-label cloud-based video and gaming service using its patented G-cluster technology – the first of its kind to be operational on such a large scale. The technology allows interactive content requiring low latency, such as high-end video games and full-length DVD films, to be distributed to a wide range of devices.)--
“SFR has been one of our key partners ever since day one. We’re delighted that they are standing with us as we move into this new phase. Their investment is the best possible proof of their confidence in us as partners – and their satisfaction with us as our clients”
In Europe, G-cluster Global’s cloud-based video gaming service was first commercialized on SFR’s Neufbox one year ago. One million households have already benefited from the service, recently made available for Mac and PC and neufbox Evolution.
“SFR has been one of our key partners ever since day one. We’re delighted that they are standing with us as we move into this new phase. Their investment is the best possible proof of their confidence in us as partners – and their satisfaction with us as our clients,” said Erik Piehl, President and Representative Director of G-cluster Global Corporation. “Together with funding from Intel, this investment by such a major operator as SFR is a resounding validation of the relevance of our technology and our multi-device approach, deployed worldwide.”
Pierre-Emmanuel Struyven, President of SFR Développement added “SFR is delighted to support G-Cluster since its launch. We are convinced the cloud-based solutions are in phase with the new modes of consumption. Their successes confirm the managed networks superiority”.
About G-cluster Global Corporation
G-cluster Global provides services worldwide, using its cloud-based content provision technology, G-cluster. In Japan, the company and its partners offer a streaming video broadcast service for digital televisions, T’s TV. The firm is also actively present in the rest of the world, with offices in Finland and Paris.
G-cluster Global received investment funding from Intel Capital in November 2011.