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Limelight’s CDN Enables NBC with Video Streaming of Olympics

Limelight has been selected to provide live and on-demand video streaming services to on MSN during the network’s coverage of the 2008 Beijing Olympics from Beijing, China, 8-24 August. Limelight Networks is the primary CDN for all video content on the “ on MSN” web site, which is being produced in partnership by NBC and MSN. With a global content delivery network, purpose-built to handle high-profile events like the Olympic Games, Limelight Networks will help NBC and Microsoft provide fans with access to approximately 2,200 total hours of live streaming Olympic broadband video coverage and approximately 3,000 hours of highlights, rewinds and encores leveraging a next generation Microsoft Silverlight user experience.


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