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[November 15, 2012]

Limelight Networks Powers IZI Media, Asia's Emerging Digital Entertainment Portal

(GlobeNewswire Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) PHOENIX, Nov. 15, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW), a leader in digital presence management, today announced that IZI Media, Asia's burgeoning digital entertainment portal, has deployed Limelight's Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform to support its new MAXMAN.TV channel in Malaysia.



"We are proud to partner with Limelight to launch our first IPTV channel," said Ahmad Izmir, CEO, IZI Media. "The Orchestrate platform offers the ideal solution and fit to support IZI Media's vision of liberating entertainment and becoming Asia's premier digital and interactive entertainment portal on the web, on mobile platforms, and through connected TV distribution services. With Orchestrate we can quickly respond to the viewing habits and anytime-anywhere access demanded by our users. Even where Internet connection speeds are often an issue, Limelight gives us an edge to deliver HD-quality streams to any desktop, tablet or mobile device." The Limelight Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform is a powerful suite of cloud-based services, including an online video platform, that enable companies to create and deliver a consistent content experience across web, tablet, mobile, social, and large screen channels. From videos to Tweets, Orchestrate empowers organizations to deliver their content efficiently, every way and everywhere.

IZI Media provides on-demand premium content from around the world to the Southeast Asia region's population via digital platforms, allowing subscribers to access its content when, where and how they want it. MAXMAN.TV is IZI Media's first of three IPTV channels it plans to launch within the next 12 months. MAXMAN.TV is a online video service that aggregates premium, professionally produced content and is the first Malaysian IPTV channel to use Limelight's web acceleration services and video platform, all part of the Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform.

For MAXMAN.TV, the Limelight Video Platform offers an easy to use interface and dynamic video streaming that chooses the optimal stream for each subscriber based on the available bandwidth and user device, including iOS, Windows, and Android. MAXMAN.TV will soon include deep social media integration like chat and real time feeds to Facebook.

With smart device-detection utilities and optimized transcoding for common mobile devices, all Limelight video players automatically adjust to a viewer's individual connection to deliver video at the highest possible quality. Leveraging the benefits of cloud computing across Limelight's world-class infrastructure, companies can scale as demand for content increases and continue to deliver a high-quality experience for all videos. Limelight also enables companies to uncover revenue-generating insights with advanced reports, visualization tools and integrate with popular analytics engines.

"IZI Media and Limelight share a common understanding that users want to consume media on their terms. Limelight recognizes that digital media is an impulse business and our Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform makes online video easy to use and consume when, where and how people want it," shared Jeff Freund, vice president and general manager, web content management, Limelight Networks. "We make it easy for companies around the world make sure that great content is available anywhere, any time and on any device." About Limelight Networks Limelight Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq:LLNW) is a global leader in Digital Presence Management. Limelight's Orchestrate Digital Presence Platform is an integrated suite of cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS) applications, which allows organizations to optimize all aspects of their online digital presence across web, mobile, social, and large screen channels. Orchestrate leverages Limelight's scalable, high-performance global network to offer advanced features for: web content management; website personalization; content targeting; online video publishing; mobile enablement and monetization; content delivery; transcoding; and cloud storage – combined with social media integration and powerful analytics. Limelight's team of digital presence experts helps organizations streamline processes and optimize business results across all customer interaction channels to deliver exceptional multi-screen experiences, improve brand awareness, drive revenue, and enhance their customer relationships – all while reducing costs. For more information, please visit www.limelight.com, and be sure to follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/llnw.

Copyright (C) 2012 Limelight Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. All product or service names are the property of their respective owners CONTACT: Media Contact: Amber Winans 510-984-1526 limelight@bhavacom.com Source: Limelight Networks 2012 GlobeNewswire, Inc.

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