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Xunlei Collaborates with the Copyright Protection Center of China on Blockchain-Powered DCI System

SHENZHEN, China, April 01, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Xunlei Limited (“Xunlei” or the “Company”) (XNET), a leading innovator in shared cloud computing and blockchain technology in China, today announced that the Company has cooperated with the Copyright Protection Center of China (“CPCC”) to build a blockchain-powered digital copyright identifier (“DCI”) system.
 
CPCC, established in 1998, is the national copyright public service institution supervised directly by the State Administration of Press, Publication, Radio, Film and Television of the People’s Republic of China (National Copyright Administration of China). CPCC has a DCI system, which plays a significant role in the core infrastructure of the national internet copyright public services.
 
In accordance with the technological cooperation, Xunlei, as a blockchain services provider, will leverage its blockchain technology capabilities to support the operations of CPCC’s DCI system, particularly in the area of the copyright registration of fine arts and photographic works.
 
Ms. Xin Lai, the chief engineer of Xunlei’s blockchain platform, ThunderChain, stated: “Through this collaboration, CPCC uses Xunlei’s high performance blockchain service to make its copyright authorization and transaction system more efficient. At Xunlei, we are dedicated to exploring the practical adoptions of blockchain in various industries and sectors, and providing tools, frameworks, and guidelines for blockchain development.”

About Xunlei                                                    

Founded in 2003, Xunlei Limited (XNET) is a leading innovator in shared cloud computing and blockchain technology. Xunlei provides a wide range of products and services across cloud acceleration, blockchain, shared cloud computing and digital entertainment to deliver an efficient, smart and safe internet experience.

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