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Limelight Networks to Provide Content Delivery Services for Nintendo’s Wii Console

TOKYO, Sept 03, 2008 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX/ — Limelight Networks, Inc. announced today that Nintendo Co. Ltd had begun utilizing the LimelightDELIVER service to deliver interactive content to the popular Wii(TM) console.

Using LimelightDELIVER, Nintendo delivers text and graphic contents to the News Channel and Forecast Channel that are accessible from the Wii menu. Since Limelight Network’s content delivery network (CDN) is directly connected to over 900 broadband and last-mile providers worldwide, Nintendo can ensure the rapid delivery of these contents to the many Wii users around the world.
“We are pleased to be enabling a great user experience for the highly successful Wii console, and to be working with such a respected global gaming brand as Nintendo,” said Shinji Tsukamoto, vice president, Limelight Networks, Inc. “Limelight Networks is now delivering content and providing services for all three major gaming platforms around the world.”

Source: http://www.marketwatch.com/news/story/limelight-networks-provide-content-delivery/story.aspx?guid={78BBF15D-DFA2-4B77-A934-0F0AE3F93AC8}&dist=hppr

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