Tempe, Arizona – (The Hosting News) – January 9, 2008 – Content delivery network (CDN) for digital media, Limelight Networks, is the defendant in a lawsuit filed by Level 3 Communications Inc., in which it is alleged that Limelight Networks infringes certain of Level 3’s patents.
Limelight Networks is aware of the allegations made against it, believes that the allegations are without merit, and intends to defend itself vigorously. Limelight Networks confirms that it respects the intellectual property rights of others and does not knowingly make use of any third party intellectual property without consent or authorization.
Limelight Networks is a content delivery network for digital media, providing scalable, global delivery solutions for on-demand and live Internet distribution of video, music, games, software and social media. Limelight Networks’ infrastructure is optimized for the large object sizes, large content libraries, and large audiences associated with compelling rich media content. Limelight is the content delivery network of choice for over 1,000 companies, including many of the world’s top Internet, media and entertainment companies, including Microsoft Xbox LIVE, Sony Playstation 3, Akimbo, Amazon Unbox, Belo Interactive, Brightcove, ”BuyMusic” @ Buy.com, DreamWorks, LLC, Facebook, FOXNews.com, IFILM, ITV Play, MSNBC.com, NC Interactive and Valve Software.
Level 3 Communications, Inc., an international communications company, operates one of the largest Internet backbones in the world. Through its customers, Level 3 is the primary provider of Internet connectivity for millions of broadband subscribers. The company provides a comprehensive suite of services over its broadband fiber optic network including Internet Protocol (IP) services, broadband transport and infrastructure services, colocation services, voice services and voice over IP services. The services are designed to provide building blocks that enable Level 3’s customers to meet growing demands for advanced communications solutions.The principal components offered by Level 3’s (3)VoIP Enhanced Local service include network trunking, local telephone numbers, local number portability, the safety of E-911, operator assistance, caller ID, directory listings, and directory assistance. The service is designed to allow Level 3 customers to retain the flexibility to manage and control end-user features without the difficulties of implementing complex interconnection arrangements.
For more information about Level 3, please visit: www.level3.com.
To learn more about Limelight Networks, please visit: www.llnw.com.