Content Delivery Network [CDN]

A distributed system of computers that stores copies of popular Internet content and bypasses transit links by inserting this content into a broadband service provider network at a location that is closer to the consumer. See Annual Assessment of the Status of Competition in the Market for the Delivery of Video Programming, Fifteenth Report, FCC 13-99 at ¶ 308 (2013).

Synonyms:

content distribution network
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