Advanced Television


Limelight completes acquisition of Edgecast

Limelight has completed the acquisition of Edgecast from Yahoo. The combined company will operate as Edgio. A press release from Edgio said that its solutions will “combine the power of the world’s best performing edge platform with the most complete set of capabilities for web applications, APIs and video content – continuing on its strategy […]

June 16, 2022

Limelight to acquire Edgecast

In a move that it says will create a “global leader in edge enabled software solutions”, content delivery specialist Limelight Networks has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire Yahoo’s Edgecast, a provider of edge security, content delivery and video services, in an all-stock transaction. The transaction values Edgecast at approximately $300 million (€275.7m), or […]

March 7, 2022

Edgecast brings discovery+ Channels to new streaming audience

Earlier this year, Discovery announced discovery+ Channels, which give fans a curated experience for programmes like 90 Day Fiancé, Fixer Upper, and more. discovery+ Channels feature curated and scheduled streaming episodes for lean-back viewing, and each title has its dedicated channel, such as the Property Brothers Channel. Since its launch in January 2021, discovery+ has emerged as one […]

November 4, 2021