announced that it will purchase 85.5 percent stake in CDNetworks for
approximately $167 million and KDDI will embrace CDNetworks as one of KDDI
will add new value, combining high-quality Internet network and CDN services,
to various Internet service providers including contents providers through the
strategic investment in CDNetworks.
addition, KDDI will realize offload of further increasing mobile traffic and
build up the network environment suitable for the smartphone era by adding CDN
services in KDDI’s mobile platform.
services realize acceleration of Internet communication by temporary cache and
delivery of contents in servers which are located closer to the end users. The
services are now essential for Internet providers to offer their users
stress-free and comfortable services and contents.