Transparent caching improves video quality, reduces network costs.
Newton, Massachusetts, October 25, 2011 – PeerApp, the leading provider of transparent Internet caching and content delivery platforms, has been selected by LIME, the Caribbean’s premier telecommunications company, to provide its UltraBand transparent caching platform throughout LIME’s Caribbean operations. UltraBand will help LIME deliver Internet content, including video and multimedia, with improved quality, while reducing associated network congestion and costs.
LIME, the leading full-service telecom provider in the Caribbean, delivers landline, internet, mobile and entertainment services to thirteen Caribbean countries. PeerApp’s UltraBand transparent caching platform speeds content delivery and reduces network load by automatically detecting popular content and storing and delivering it as close as possible to the subscriber. LIME will deploy UltraBand systems at each of its thirteen operating companies’ networks.
“Our subscribers demand the best possible quality for streaming video, audio and content services,” said Patrick Bradd, Chief Technical Officer, LIME. “PeerApp’s UltraBand will help us keep pace with this growing demand. Furthermore, UltraBand’s ability to scale from small to very large systems using common software, features and management allows us to distribute the caches to the network edge, for the best possible user experience and savings across the largest part of the network.”
PeerApp’s UltraBand is the world’s only transparent caching solution that supports video, HTTP file downloads, software updates and peer-to-peer traffic in a single platform. UltraBand accelerates content delivery by 4-10X, while reducing transit bandwidth and network infrastructure costs by 30-40%. UltraBand is the most scalable platform in the industry and it supports the broadest range of content. It is fully transparent to preserve application logic and ensure freshness of content.
“As the leading network operator in its region, LIME must deliver all the latest content services with the best possible quality”, said Javier Jimenez, senior vice president and general manager, Americas, PeerApp. “Our UltraBand solution will help them maintain their premium market position while gaining better control of traffic growth in their network.”
About PeerApp Ltd.
PeerApp is the leading infrastructure provider of transparent Internet caching and content delivery platforms, enabling network operators to control rich media content, improve network efficiency, enhance subscribers’ quality of experience, and offer new Internet content services. More than 200 operators in 60 countries have deployed PeerApp systems. PeerApp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, visit www.peerapp.com.
LIME is the Caribbean's largest full-service telecommunications company with a proud history in the region, and which is always working to improve life in the Caribbean. LIME delivers the very best communication services to governments, businesses and families in 13 Caribbean countries with one unifying promise -- building, connecting and serving communities. LIME is part of Cable & Wireless Communications PLC, one of the world's leading communications companies. For more information, visit www.lime.com.
About Cable & Wireless Communications
Cable & Wireless Communications is a global, full-service communications business. We operate leading telecommunications businesses through four regional units -- the Caribbean, Panama, Macau and Monaco & Islands. Our services include mobile, broadband and domestic and international fixed line services in most of our markets as well as pay-TV, data centre and hosting, carrier and managed service solutions. Our operations are focused on providing our customers -- consumers, businesses, governments -- with world-class service. We are the market leader in most products we offer and territories we serve. For more information, visit www.cwc.com.
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