NeuLion Incorporated, the company driving convergence between the television and the internet, announced today the purchase of global IP access from NTT America, Inc., a wholly-owned U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications Corporation, for iPTV service enhancement. This purchase will accelerate and extend NeuLion?s ability to deliver content for its partner companies anywhere in the world without buffering or delay leveraging NTT Communications Global IP Network.
NTT Communications operates the world's largest tier1 IPv4/IPv6 dual stack backbone, which spans the world in terms of distribution reach. NeuLion continues to find strong demand from customers interested in using its iPTV Services. Scaling to that demand has just become easier through the use of NTT Communications Global IP Network at multi-gigabit per second speeds.
?We are pleased that NTT America?s leadership recognized that NeuLion?s technology platform is second to none and will be a driving force in how people view the content they want, when they want it, using the public internet,? said Ron Nunn, Executive Vice President, Operations, of NeuLion Inc. ?With recognized industry leaders like NTT America, we are able to show our content partners, and potential partners, the real power of our iPTV service, content delivery to subscribers without geographic boundaries.?
The NTT Communications Global IP network is the world leading tier1 backbone linking Asia, Oceania, Europe, and North America with both IPv4 and IPv6 addressing. Network routing is accelerated through private peering arrangements with other tier1 network providers globally and guaranteed with industry-leading, financially backed service level agreements (SLAs).
?We are pleased to play a supporting role in Neulion?s growth and delivery of streaming video to their iPTV customers,? said Kazuhiro Gomi, Vice President of Global IP Network business unit at NTT America. ?By leveraging NTT Communications? global investments in our IP backbone network, NeuLion will be able to quickly match up with new subscribers interested in using the NeuLion iPTV service.?
NeuLion Inc., founded in 2004, provides the delivery platform for the future of television by developing a service that drives convergence between television and the internet. Working with companies interested in reaching niche markets anywhere at anytime, NeuLion?s technology uses the public internet to aggregate content from any provider and delivers it in a targeted manner. www.neulion.com
About NTT America
NTT America is North America?s natural gateway to the Asia-Pacific, with strong capabilities in the US market. NTT America is the U.S. subsidiary of NTT Communications, the global data and IP services arm of the Fortune Global 500 telecom leader: Nippon Telegraph & Telephone Corporation (NTT). NTT America provides world-class Enterprise Hosting, network, and IP networking for global enterprises and service providers. For additional information on NTT America, visit us on the Web at www.nttamerica.com.