“Business Insider notes that Apple’s main CDN company, Akamai, has warned shareholders that it expects to see its combined revenue from Apple and Microsoft more than halved this year. Apple is the company’s largest clien,” Ben Lovejoy reports for 9to5Mac.
Over the last two years, our two largest customers in particular, comprise about 13% of Akamai’s overall revenue. As we look ahead to 2016, we expect these two accounts to still be our largest media customers, and they will contribute about 6% of our overall revenue… This seven point change in contribution results from their increased do-it-yourself, or DIY efforts. — Akamai CEO Tom Leighton
Lovejoy reports, “BI cites this as a further hint that Apple is gearing-up for its own streaming TV service.”
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MacDailyNews Take: This is some interminable “gearing-up” process.
While we’re young, Apple. While we’re young.
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