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    EdgeCast, Disney-backed Global Computer Network, Lands ...

    Andy Plesser

    by Andy Plesser

    19 views Big win for the Los Angeles-based EdgeCast Network, a new content delivery network (CDN) backed by Disney's Steamboat Ventures, has backbone deal with Deutsche Telekom. Om Malik at NewTeeVee broke the story earlier today. Last year, I interiewed James Segil, company president, at the Conteninople conference in Manhattan. Jame told me his company can provide the same services as Akamai at a pricepoint 50 percent lower. -- Andy Plesser, Executive Producer