SOURCE: PeerApp Ltd.

PeerApp Ltd.

May 01, 2012 08:00 ET

PeerApp Transparent Caching Helps IBW Accelerate Internet Content Delivery for Central America

NEWTON, MA--(Marketwire - May 1, 2012) - PeerApp, the leading provider of transparent caching platforms for Internet content delivery, has been selected by IBW to provide its UltraBand transparent caching platform throughout IBW's Central American operations. UltraBand will help IBW deliver Internet content, including video and multimedia, with improved quality, while reducing associated network congestion and costs.

IBW is a full-service broadband provider in Central America, delivering fiber, cable and WiMAX 4G wireless services to residential and business customers in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala and Nicaragua. PeerApp's UltraBand transparent caching platform speeds content delivery and reduces network load by automatically detecting popular content and storing and delivering it from the network edge. IBW has deployed UltraBand systems at each of its four operating companies' networks.

"As consumer demand for video and other rich media content grow, transparent caching has become an integral part of our strategy to provide the best possible end-user quality and control network costs," said Paul Ives Choiseul, Chief Technical Officer, IBW. "After a full evaluation of the technologies available in the market, we selected PeerApp UltraBand for its complete feature set and proven track record of live commercial deployments."

PeerApp's UltraBand is the world's only transparent caching solution that supports video, HTTP file downloads, software updates and peer-to-peer traffic in a single platform. UltraBand accelerates content delivery by 4-10X, while reducing transit bandwidth and network infrastructure costs by 40% and more. UltraBand is the most scalable platform in the industry and it supports the broadest range of content. It is fully transparent to preserve application logic and ensure freshness of content.

"As a leading broadband provider in its region, IBW must deliver all the latest services with the highest possible quality," said Javier Jimenez, senior vice president and general manager, Americas, PeerApp. "Our UltraBand solution will help them keep their subscribers happy while gaining better control of traffic growth in their network."

About PeerApp Ltd.
PeerApp is the leading provider of transparent caching platforms for Internet content delivery, enabling network operators to control rich media content, improve network efficiency, enhance subscribers' quality of experience, and offer new content services. More than 200 operators in 60 countries have deployed PeerApp systems. PeerApp was founded in 2004 and is headquartered in Newton, Massachusetts, USA. For more information, visit

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