Monday, April 1, 2013

CDN Deployments [239]: KT [South Korea] to Use Akamai Operator CDN

Akamai Technologies announced that KT, the leading telecommunications company in Korea has "..agreed to leverage technology from Akamai to provide CDN services to its customers in Korea. Using Akamai's Aura Managed CDN, KT will have dedicated CDN capacity that is available for its own content applications or third party CDN services .. As part of the multi-year agreement, KT plans to deploy and sell their own operator CDN based on Akamai technology and by leveraging the Akamai Intelligent Platform™.

See also "Akamai to Offer Products for Operator's Own Content Delivery" - here.

At the end of 2012, KT had (see charts below) 16.5M mobile  (3.9M in LTE) and 8M fixed broadband subscribers.

See "KT and Akamai Expand Strategic Partnership" - here.

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