TEMPE, Ariz.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Limelight Networks, Inc. (“Limelight”) (Nasdaq:LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, today announced that OWNZONES is leveraging Limelight as its content delivery network (CDN) for its rapidly growing OTT digital subscription service. OWNZONES currently serves more than 1 million pieces of content daily to internet-enabled devices around the globe through the Limelight OrchestrateTM (“Orchestrate”) Video service.
“Appointment TV is dead. Today, content needs to be accessible everywhere, any time, and however the consumer wants to consume it,” said Dan Goman, CEO and co-founder of OWNZONES. “By working with Limelight, all the work of figuring out the streaming optimization and transcoding for multiple formats was taken off our plates.”
OWNZONES selected the Orchestrate Video service as its streaming solution in order to rapidly scale and meet global growth. It also needed a way to transcode content for any video-capable device while optimizing user experience. In addition, OWNZONES employed the Orchestrate Video service as a Digital Rights Management (DRM) resource, enabling video distribution on the platform without concern regarding protection.
“OWNZONES is a great example of the rapid adoption of OTT services. They need to be able to scale to meet demand while providing a broadcast-quality customer experience,” said Kevin Odden, group vice president at Limelight. “It’s exciting to watch their growth and provide the video delivery solution that allows them to focus on their business rather than technology needs.”
For more details on how OWNZONES is using the Limelight solution, please read the case study here.
OWNZONES – now available across all online and handheld devices and with Google Chromecast – is a content aggregation service that is changing how consumers discover, access, collect and subscribe to digital content. With OWNZONES, users can enjoy all of their text, audio and visual content in one advertising-free space. OWNZONES partners with iconic news agencies such as Reuters and The Guardian, while simultaneously tapping into niche providers like CineSport, CelebTV, The Motley Fool and What's Trending as well as popular personalities like Obi Obadike, Aarti Sequeira and Jennifer Adams. By providing unbundled access, OWNZONES gives users the freedom to build their own collection of content on their own terms, and all for as little as 99 cents a month. For more information please visit www.ownzones.com, like us on Facebook and follow us on Twitter.
Limelight Networks Inc., (NASDAQ: LLNW), a global leader in digital content delivery, empowers customers to better engage online audiences by enabling them to securely manage and globally deliver digital content, on any device. The company’s award winning Limelight Orchestrate™ platform includes an integrated suite of content delivery technology and services that helps organizations secure digital content, deliver exceptional multi-screen experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance customer relationships — all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit www.limelight.com, read our blog, follow us on Twitter , Facebook and LinkedIn and be sure to visit Limelight Connect.