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Game of Thrones uses Level 3’s calm smoothness network for streaming

Game of Thrones, a renouned anticipation array formed on a books by George R R Martin and now in a seventh season, uses Level 3’s Content Delivery Network (CDN) as a streaming platform.

As a elite partner of programme builder HBO, Level 3 enables a HBO GO platform’s streaming of a show, providing subscribers with a ability to watch a strike array on their mobile device, tablet, laptop, gaming console or intelligent TV.

“HBO viewers design a high-quality, seamless observation knowledge opposite all of a platforms, regardless of device or location,” said Diane Tryneski, Chief Digital Officer during HBO. “Level 3 has been pivotal in a ability to tide Game of Thrones and other HBO programming to a customers, and we demeanour brazen to stability a partnership with them, quite for a rarely expected new deteriorate of Game of Thrones,” she added.

Laurinda Pang, Regional President, North America and Asia Pacific during Level 3 explained that a CDN is optimised for media delivery.

“With increasingly aloft bitrates, and some-more viewers and inclination accessing HBO GO content, a significance of relying on a network optimized for media smoothness can't be overstated. Game of Thrones is one of a many renouned shows in a world, and HBO’s use of Level 3’s CDN for a HBO GO height will capacitate millions of people to suffer a uncover anytime, anywhere, on any device.”

Level 3 says that in 2016, a CDN delivered 15 exabytes of information and answered 33.4 trillion requests for calm like videos or photos.

It adds that a CDN comprises some-more than 15,000 servers distributed opposite 6 continents in some-more than 100 vital cities – all connected to a Level 3 network. In addition, a CDN offers 22 terabits of CDN outlet ability and provides adult to 60 petabytes of storage (one petabyte of information is homogeneous to 13.3 years of high-definition video).

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