Astream named as Best Streaming provider for the 2nd year running at the Internet Service Provider Awards 2008 Tuesday 25 March 2008 PDF Print Astream, the Streaming Solutions Provider founded in 1999 has for the 2nd year in a row, won the coveted award for ‘Best Streaming’ at the 10th Annual UK Internet Industry Awards, held at the Marriot, Grosvenor Square, London. Described as the ‘Internet Event of the Year’ judges from companies including Forrester, Jupiter, Ovum and Yankee Group, voted Astream's customer service and server delivery platform to be the best in the Industry. An ISPA spokesperson said, “The judges felt that Astream offer a professional service to its customers catering for the advanced consumer to the professional. They were pleased to see demos available on the site of the quality clients can expect provided by various bandwidths and media players”. As well as customer service, product variety and software, the testing process included network measurements of video availability, start-up time, non-playing time, rebuffering time, the percentage bandwidth used by the player compared against the bandwidth at which the feed was encoded, packet loss, packet out of order and non-cached download speed. Astream's Managing Director Alex Wolfe said, "We are proud to be the winners of the ISP industry award and be proven for the second year running that we are the Best Streaming provider. We want to maintain our leading position moving forward as we have for the past 24 months, by working even harder to meet our client's needs”. About Astream Astream.com is the leading Streaming company founded in 1999, offering clients Internet and mobile phone broadcasting solutions. They aim to improve corporate and commercial communications through the use of Streaming Media technology. Astream has worked for such leading companies as Cadburys, CNBC Europe (NBC Universal, GE), Discovery Channel, History Channel, Nokia, News International, Ofcom, Pearson, Procter & Gamble, Citroen, Mercedes Benz, Mazda, AstraZeneca, Lonely Planet, NDS, Blackwell Publishing, Reebok, Toyota and webcast the BAFTAs Live in 2007 & 2008. This press release was distributed by ResponseSource Press Release Wire on behalf of Astream in the following categories: Business & Finance, Media & Marketing, Computing & Telecoms, for more information visit http://pressreleasewire.responsesource.com/about.