Content delivery network boost for MENA
By Stephen Brown | | 0
Content delivery network developments can create vast economic benefits when implemented as companies take advantage of superior data delivery speeds to their customers. This benefits a number of users, from software and video streaming companies, to anyone who relies on ecommerce. Because of this, we are seeing more and more telecoms companies and web service providers around the globe in fast-developing regions look to leveraging the power of a content delivery network.
The latest company to seek content delivery network solutions to boost their performance is the Saudi Arabian on demand service provider, Selevision. They will be leverage the power of du, the Middle-East’s fastest growing telecommunications company and Akamai, one of the world’s leading content delivery network providers, to ensure that their data is delivered swiftly across the MENA (Middle-East and North Africa) region.
Content Delivery Network Benefits
Speaking of the development, Fahad Al Hassawi, Chief Commercial Officer at du, said “Our strength lies in offering an end-to-end service portfolio, from hosting content in our world-class data centres to delivering it. In partnership with Akamai, which offers a full suite of industry-leading media delivery solutions, we are delighted to provide Selevision with a best of class CDN and IP transit services and so enable them to meet the growing demand of digital content in the MENA and beyond.”
Furthermore, Dr. Raed Khusheim, Chief Executive Officer of Selevision said “Our aim is to provide utmost quality of service throughout the market, thus, we decided to work with Akamai and du, whose solution is considered to be amongst the best worldwide. This will ensure seamless experience for the end-user on services such as restart TV, Catch-up TV and On Demand services.”
Soeren Lindkvist, Vice President Scandinavia, Benelux & MENA at Akamai also praised the new deal, stating that “In collaboration with du, we are excited to be able to extend our services to broadcasters in the MENA region. We are looking forward to helping Selevision provide high quality online experiences and ensure its viewers can enjoy their favourite content wherever and whenever they want.”