PPLive selects Pacnet for Asia Network Expansion

Pacnet announced that it will provide connectivity and
co-location services to PPLive, the operator of PPTV, an online video company
in China, to extend its reach to users in Singapore and across Southeast Asia.


“The online video market in China and worldwide is
growing rapidly and we are seeing more China-based content providers looking to
deliver rich media content outside of China. As part of our strategy to address
this rapidly growing market, Pacnet is partnering with PPLive to enhance
delivery of Internet video services to the increasing number of
Internet-enabled devices,” said Bill Barney, chief executive officer of


PPLive is one of the biggest players in the growing
Chinese online video market. The company distributes client software that
allows its end users to access live TV programming and video-on-demand movies,
and aims to expand their user base beyond China. The deal will enable PPLive to
utilize Pacnet’s network resources in Asia and state-of-the-art Singapore Data
Landing Station to support its expansion into Southeast Asia.


“As more people turn to the Internet for
entertainment, we require a provider with an expansive, scalable, and efficient
IP backbone to address the demands of the fast-growing streaming market,”
said Vincent Tao, chief executive officer of PPLive.

“Our robust and fully meshed network gives us the
ability to deliver the high-bandwidth and diverse network connectivity that
expanding content providers are demanding,” said Lily Zhang, managing
director of Pacnet China. “We look forward to working with PPLive to
ensure that their service consistently exceeds the expectations of their
millions of streaming users.”


Pacnet’s IP Transit service provides
carriers and online video companies with one-hop global connectivity to major
Internet peering points and content providers, delivering a truly global IP
infrastructure. Pacnet also offers advanced data center facilities that offer
direct access to Pacnet’s EAC-C2C subsea cable, Asia’s largest privately owned
subsea network.


By Telecomlead.com Team
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