C4L, a colocation and connectivity solutions provider based in the UK, has a fully privately owned, high-capacity, 1-100Gb capable fiber-optic network available across the UK. Few people will probably know that this network, called coreTX, is used for streaming by the Premier League and the Ministry of Sound, some of the world’s most famous consumer brands.
C4L delivers its network services to Sharpstream, a company specialized in streaming with a background that combines the worlds of broadcast and IT. Sharpstream provides streaming services to broadcast the Ministry of Sound’s ‘Live From The Club’ weekends as well as delivering provision of services to the Premier League podcasts, all utilizing IT infrastructure services they receive from C4L.
C4L delivers Sharpstream an IP Transit network across three core sites on its network from its own Bournemouth DC and two other sites located in London, this solution combined with multiple colocation sites also provided by C4L, means that Sharpstream can provide its streaming services to these household names in the media industry.
C4L is a colocation and connectivity solutions provider with access to over 100 UK data centers and more than 300 globally. The company offers a range of services including colocation, connectivity, cloud hosting and communications. C4L has its own data center located on the South West coast, whereas its MPLS network links multiple data centers across the UK, using a diverse fiber optic backbone and DWDM technology.