BETA Records Partners with Limelight Networks for Indie Music Portal Downloads
LOS ANGELES, Calif. — Georg van Handel (CEO) and Chris Honetschlaeger (President) with BETA Records, LLC, announced today that they will partner with Limelight Networks to allow users to stream and download songs and videos at lightning speeds. Using their reliable network to distribute content globally, music fans will enjoy a high-quality rich media experience.
BETA Records will utilize Limelight Networks to enhance a highly immersive and engaging music experience that creates close connections between unsigned artists and indie music fans on the new site slated for release later this year. “We’re excited to partner with Limelight for many reasons, including the support Limelight brings to all our partner countries,” Honetschlaeger stated.
“We decided to go with a CDN to ensure the artists and fans of our upcoming site will have the best experience possible in getting music, videos, and photos quickly. Limelight Networks has proven to be a solid, flexible platform with reasonable rates, superb sales support and excellent customer service,” said Chris Harper, BETA’s Chief Experience Officer.
“People worldwide want to connect with each other via a common interest in music – whether they are looking to discover new talent or collaborate together on creating new music,” said Lou Greco, Limelight VP of North American enterprise sales and channel operations. “By leveraging Limelight’s advanced CDN service, BETA Records solves a business challenge that many user-generated music sites are facing today – providing the best possible experience to a rapidly growing community of users and ensuring reliable and high-quality delivery of rich media regardless of audience size or activity.”
About BETA Records
BETA Records combines online techniques and label resources to discover independent artists and present them in an upcoming robust social music community of listeners. With localized versions of the site in multiple countries, artists can truly get exposed to a world-wide audience. www.betarecords.com
Business Development Contact: William Vablais, 760.217.5000.
Media Contact: Scott G , 818.223.8486.
About Limelight Networks
Limelight Networks is a high-performance content delivery network for digital media, providing massively scalable, global delivery solutions for on-demand and live Internet distribution of video, music, games and social media. Limelight Networks’ infrastructure is optimized for the large object sizes, large content libraries, and large audiences associated with compelling rich media content. Limelight is the content delivery network of choice for more than 850 of the world’s top media companies, including Akimbo, Amazon Unbox(TM), Belo Interactive, Brightcove, “BuyMusic” @ Buy.com, DreamWorks, LLC, Facebook, FOXNews.com, IFILM, ITV Play, MSNBC.com, MySpace, NC Interactive, Valve Software and Xbox Live. http://www.llnw.com
Limelight Networks Media Contact
Kristen Leon, Waggener Edstrom Worldwide, 415.547.7027.
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