Investment U submits: By Alexander MoschinaLast month, I posted a piece on media content delivery networks (CDNs), highlighting the major potential for stocks within the industry, as streaming media takes off.Complete Story »
Comcast Corporation (CMCSA) announced yesterday that it had reached an agreement to acquire FreeWheel Media Inc., a video advertising platform. While the exact price of the acquisition remains undisclosed, it is speculated to be around $320 million.
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) laid out its proposal for new rules surrounding net neutrality. Consumer advocacy groups are crying foul on what they consider a turnaround in the government’s stance, while internet service providers (ISPs) are praising the new rules.
Kid Dynamite submits:
I was at my Dad's house for Thanksgiving, and couldn't help but think about the future of content distribution as I viewed his media consumption habits, which haven't changed in 30 years. My dad still watches the nightly news! To my generation, that probably sounds incredible (it does to me, at least).
Akamai (AKAM) is a content delivery company that delivers web content for its customers and competes with other players like InterNAP Network Services (INAP), Limelight Networks (LLNW) and Level 3 (
Dan Rayburn submits: One of the things I've seen some bloggers, Wall Street analysts and readers commenting on regarding the Level 3 (LVLT) and Comcast (CMCSA) dispute, is the idea that Level 3 only won the Netflix (
By Bret Jensen:Thursday I picked up a new position in a small content delivery network provider called Limelight Networks (LLNW) for less than $2 a share. The company has fallen on hard times and the stock has come down from over $8 a share less than two and a half years ago.
Stone Fox Capital submits:Limelight Networks (LLNW) has garnered a lot of attention lately as the Content Distribution Network (CDN) providers have been front and center in the media, whether with the Netflix (NFLX) deal with Level 3 (LVLT) or the Comcast (