Akamai is our CDN (Content Delivery Network) for our HTML5 channels. It is one of the most used and reliable CDN provider in the streaming industry.
The company was founded back in 1998 and has powered such large services including Facebook, Apple, eBay and more.
Akamai employs a large, worldwide server network to allow for mass distribution of content, including resource heavy content such as video.
To learn more about Akamai, please read their Wikipedia article here.