Big win for the Los Angeles-based EdgeCast Network, a new content delivery network (CDN) backed by Disney's Steamboat Ventures, has backbone deal with Deutsche Telekom.  Om Malik at NewTeeVee broke the story earlier today. 

Last year, I interiewed James Segil, company president, at the Conteninople conference in Manhattan.  Jame told me his company can provide the same services as Akamai at a pricepoint 50 percent lower.

— Andy Plesser, Executive Producer