CDNVideo compared to Level3

On this page you can find an overview of the features and pricing of CDNVideo and Level3. We hope this helps you compare these two Content Delivery Networks. You can find additional tips that help you select the right CDN here.

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Fully supported Partially supported Additional costs Not supported Unknown
Features CDNVideo Level3
PoPs 35 98
Purge All Fully supported Fully supported
Instant Purge Unknown Not instant
Control panel Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Push Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Pull Fully supported Fully supported
Origin Shield Not supported Fully supported
GZIP Compression Fully supported Fully supported
Custom Rules Fully supported Fully supported
HTTP/2 Protocol Fully supported Not supported
SPDY Protocol Fully supported Not supported
Raw Access Logs Fully supported Fully supported
Real time statistics Fully supported Fully supported
Online signup Not supported Not supported
API Fully supported Unknown
Custom CNAMEs Fully supported Fully supported
Shared SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Custom SSL Certificates Fully supported Fully supported
Wildcard SSL Certificates Fully supported Unknown
Support 247 Livechat, email support
  • Email and Phone support
  • Level3’s CDN Enhanced Support (paid)
Video On Demand (VoD) Fully supported Fully supported
RTMP Streaming Fully supported Fully supported
Multiple CDNs Fully supported Not supported
CDN balancing tech Fully supported Not supported
Storage Additional costs Additional costs

Pricing CDNVideo vs Level3

CDNVideo Level3
Global flat fee $0.05 to $0.02 per GB N/A
NA/EU Traffic (low volume) N/A N/A
NA/EU Traffic (high volume) N/A N/A
APAC Traffic N/A N/A
LATAM Traffic N/A N/A
Extra costs $33 per month for streaming to mobile, and smart TV’s $33 per month for content protection N/A

CDNVideo Description

CDNVideo was founded in 2008 and is a combination provider for both video services as well as CDN Solutions. CDNVideo is part of the Wangsu Science & Technology international group, and has PoPs in 4 regions, CIS and Russia, Asia, Europe, and North America.

The CDNVideo Network is optimized for online broadcasting and user experience. Using load balancing technology they provide high quality playback for both on-demand and livestreaming, and the customization tools and statistics can help you optimize your content.

Their clients are national TV Channels, media & entertainment companies, as well as e-commerce websites, and game developers. The list of clients includes: VGTRK, Europa Plus, Orange Apps, and Cybersport. Additionally, the CDNVideo network has been used to host large events like the 2014 FIFA World Cup, the 2016 Summer Olympics in Brazil, the 2016 Eurovision, Ice Hockey world Championships and the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi.

LEVEL3 Description

Level3 Communications is an Internet Service Provider (ISP) and a provider of telecommunication services. The company was founded in 1885 and is currently headquartered in Colorado, in the United States. The Level3 brand is well-known; the company operates a large, physical network of the Internet and offers a wide range of networking services. Level3 is the network, and it owns a Tier 1 backbone and operates its own points-of-presence (PoPs). One notable customer of Level3 is Netflix.

Level3 has made some notable acquisitions, including companies such as Black Lotus (DDoS protection), TW Telecom (business Internet solutions), Genuity (AS1) and the CDN services business of Savvis - a subsidiary of CenturyLink that provides hosting and colocation services. The CDN was acquired in 2006 and is run by Level3 to this day. In 2016 Level3 has been acquired by CenturyLink.

Additional CDN-related services by Level3 include DDoS protection, SSL, Encryption, Geo Blocking, (live) video streaming and website acceleration.

Together with Fastly, CloudFlare, Highwinds, Akamai and EdgeCast, Level3 is part of the Google Cloud Platform CDN Interconnect program. The interconnection agreement between the backbones of both parties will benefit customers on both sides; traffic over these interconnects enjoys reduced latency and increased reliability compared to the public Internet. Clients using a Google Cloud origin receive a discount to their egress traffic when peering with Level3 or any other CDN that is part of the collaboration.

Level3 does not publish customer information. CDN overview has located some of customers of the CDN service, such as CloudVPS. We’ll keep the list updated.

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