gdgt Selects BitGravity to Stream Community-Driven Gadget Site

User Experience and Fast Network are Key to BitGravity Selection

Jul 22, 2009, 09:00 ET from BitGravity, Inc.

BURLINGAME, Calif., July 22 /PRNewswire/ -- BitGravity, Inc., a global leader in online video, is delivering content for the newly launched gdgt site, co-founded by Peter Rojas (founder of both Gizmodo and Engadget) and Ryan Block (former editor in chief of Engadget). "gdgt is a new kind of technology site -- a social gadget platform that enables users to connect with the community through their gadgets, and connect with their gadgets through the community. It's a place to engage with your devices and hang out with people who are as passionate about their gear as you are," Rojas and Block say about their new tech gadget site.

"Working with BitGravity was an easy choice for us to make. Their team and service are top-notch, and their network's speed, scalability and media-centric features have helped empower us to make gdgt as dynamic as we'd imagined. The day we launched gdgt, we were flooded with traffic and BitGravity's network didn't even blink," said Ryan Block, Co-Founder of gdgt.

"Companies today of all sizes are focused on developing highly differentiated and competitive businesses," said Chris Turner, VP of Worldwide Sales and Business Development at BitGravity. "BitGravity partners with exciting companies like gdgt to deliver unmatched global user and support experiences so guys like Ryan and Peter can focus their efforts on building out the best community for technology gadgets."

About BitGravity

BitGravity has built the first global video delivery network optimized to deliver affordable, video on demand, live broadcasts, and interactive applications in standard and high-definition. BitGravity is based in Burlingame, CA and is privately held, with strategic investment from Allen & Company, Tata Communications and private investors.

    BitGravity Contact:
    Mari Mineta Clapp
    (408) 398-6433

    gdgt Contact:
    Ryan Block

SOURCE BitGravity, Inc.