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Singapore’s National Day Parade Broadcast Live Globally with SwiftServe Content Delivery Network

SwiftServe (www.swiftserve.com), the content delivery specialist, announced today in collaboration with 1-Net Singapore Pte Ltd, the Principal Partner of National Day Parade (NDP), that it has successfully delivered live and on-demand streaming of the 48th NDP which took place on 9 August 2013, at The Float at Marina Bay in Singapore.

The National Day Parade commemorates Singapore’s independence in 1965. Though many Singaporeans are working overseas, they are still keen to share the celebrations the Nation's birthday online. This year, NDP performances were broadcast live using SwiftServe’s global content delivery network (CDN) to ensure the optimum viewing experience on any Internet connected device. The SwiftServe CDN is also being used to deliver the recorded event on-demand.

The live-stream was delivered to an audience of tens of thousands of viewers in 84 countries, most notably Singapore of course but also Australia, the USA, the UK, China and Malaysia.

CEO and co-founder of SwiftServe, Mr. Cheong Kong Wai said, “It has been a pleasure working with the 1-Net’s team in Singapore and were delighted to be able to help bring the event to viewers across the globe. We also look forward to collaborating with 1-Net on further broadcasts”.

About SwiftServe

SwiftServe (www.swiftserve.com) is a dynamic technology company that develops, markets and delivers solutions for content publishers and network service providers to enable them to deliver multimedia content over the Internet to any device, faster, safer and better.

About 1-Net Singapore

1-Net Singapore (www.1-net.com.sg) is a leading infocomm technology solutions provider. As one of the pioneers of broadband development in Singapore, 1-Net currently manages telco-class carrier-neutral Internet Data Centres, along with providing domestic and international connectivity, managed services and media delivery services. 1-Net is a wholly owned subsidiary of MediaCorp Pte Ltd, (www.mediacorp.sg) Singapore’s leading media company.

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