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Limelight Networks and The Chris Pirillo Show Team to Deliver Live Webcasts at International Consumer Electronics Show

Tempe, AZ (PRWEB) January 7, 2005

Limelight Networks, a leading digital delivery network, and the Chris Pirillo Show, hosted by Chris Pirillo, best-selling author and creator of the award-winning Lockergnome e-zine and former host of Tech TV’s Call for Help television show, will join forces at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas to deliver a live webcast from “Lunch@Pieros”, an annual press event featuring interviews and discussion surrounding this years highly anticipated show.

The International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) is the world's largest annual tradeshow for consumer technology and America's largest annual tradeshow of any kind. “The Chris Pirillo Show” will take listeners from around the world behind the scenes of this monstrous event as well as interview key players in the consumer electronics industry, and unveil some of the hottest gadgets nobody knows exist. The show will also feature questions from the audience, call-ins and one-on-one conversations covering a wide range of topics.

“We are eager to support this unique online broadcast that will enable people from around the world to join in the excitement of CES and experience the event through Chris’s show” said David Rice, vice president of sales and marketing for Limelight Networks. “Our media delivery platform will ensure that the largest possible audience can participate and receive the highest quality stream”.

“We selected Limelight Networks as our distribution partner for the CES broadcast because we need reliability and distribution backbone to insure support for an audience of any size,” said Jake Ludington, Producer of the Chris Pirillo Show. "Using Limelight Networks for distribution makes it possible us to concentrate on what we do best, which is deliver an informative, entertaining technology show. With Limelight, we know our listeners will be able to connect to the live stream."

The event will take place on Thursday and Friday, January 6th and 7th from 11:30 to 2pm and will originate from Piero's Restaurant at 355 Convention Center Drive in Las Vegas.

About Limelight Networks

Privately-held Limelight Networks is the first comprehensive digital delivery network, providing end-to-end IP delivery solutions that include live and on-demand streaming media, content delivery, storage and hosting as well as “Tier-1+” bandwidth services. Leveraging an efficient network architecture with strategic distribution locations around the globe combined with powerful download management and reporting tools, Limelight Networks enables some of the industry's top content providers, webcasters and enterprise customers to reduce the cost and complexity of delivery, while ensuring unmatched performance. Limelight Networks' innovative delivery platform has been proven to dramatically cut the costs associated with e-commerce, distance learning, online entertainment and corporate connectivity. For more information, visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com

About the Chris Pirillo Show

In 1996, Chris Pirillo launched Lockergnome, intent on delivering personality-infused tech answers to his audience. In 1998, he authored the authoritative book on e-mail publishing - further establishing himself as a thought leader. WHO AM 1040, a popular Midwestern talk radio presence, invited him to start hosting a weekly "tech show" broadcast in early 2000. His presence was ultimately noticed by both talent and executive producers at the television network, TechTV. He moved from the middle of Iowa to San Francisco in 2001, and began hosting "Call for Help" - driving a live, interactive program that focused on solving common technology frustrations. As a monthly columnist for CPU Magazine, Chris continues to keep readers informed and entertained as only he can do. For more information, visit http://www.chrispirilloshow.com

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