- Spil Games to Rely on Level 3's CDN and HSIP Services to Ensure a Superior Gaming Experience for its 180 Million Active Users
BROOMFIELD, Colorado, March 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Level 3 Communications, Inc. (NYSE: LVLT) today announced it is providing high-speed IP (HSIP) and content delivery network (CDN) services for Spil Games, one of the world's leading online gaming platforms.
Spil Games, which has 180 million monthly active users, offers a global platform of popular casual and interactive social games designed for girls, teens and families -- in 15 different languages. Spil Games also offers games on mobile devices through browser-based and native application versions of the company's extensive library of games.
"The popularity of social gaming is growing exponentially, and Spil Games has to be able to scale effectively to meet that demand," said Ivo Teel, senior vice president of Technology for Spil Games. "By using Level 3's CDN and HSIP services, Spil Games is able to provide an engaging, seamless experience to millions of users around the world."
"Gamers expect a flawless gaming experience, and Level 3's fast and highly-connected global network enables Spil Games to deliver an exceptional gaming performance with every play and download," said Mark Taylor, vice president of Media and IP Services for Level 3. "Our scalable gaming solutions such as CDN and HSIP give Spil Games the infrastructure it needs to provide uninterrupted gaming experiences, while continuing to grow its business."
The Level 3 network is trusted by many leading entertainment and media companies to deliver content to audiences worldwide. The company's services are engineered to seamlessly deliver high-quality online content to end-users, allowing gaming developers and publishers to spend more time designing and developing the best games possible and less time thinking about how to deliver them online.
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