Profile: Xunlei Ltd (XNET.OQ)
Xunlei Limited (Xunlei), incorporated on February 3, 2005, is a cloud-based acceleration technology company. The Company operates an Internet platform in China based on cloud computing to enable users to access, manage and consume digital media content. The Company's segment is the operation of its online media platform. The Company's products and services include Xunlei Accelerator, which enables users to accelerate digital transmission over the Internet, and cloud acceleration subscription services, which offer user services for speed and reliability.
Cloud based acceleration
Xunlei Accelerator allows users to accelerate digital transmission over the Internet. Xunlei Accelerator also bridges users with diverse needs to other services it offers, such as Xunlei Media Player, which supports both online and offline video watching, and its various online games, including Web games and massively multiplayer online games (MMOGs), by recommending and providing links to these services on its user interface. Xunlei Accelerator also has a task management console to allow users to track and manage their transmissions in progress, to manage and prioritize cloud-based data transmission tasks, or manage and synchronize transmitted content across multiple Internet-enabled devices. Kuaipan Personal and Kansunzi are software services, which are offered in support of cloud-sourced storage and sharing. It offers a mobile acceleration plug-in, which provides mobile device users with benefits of download speed acceleration and download success rate improvements similar to those offered by the personal computer (PC)-based Xunlei Accelerator.
The Company's cloud acceleration subscription services are delivered through acceleration products, such as Green Channel, Offline Accelerator and Yunbo. Green Channel allows the Company's subscribers to transmit digital media files from the Internet with the facilitation of its servers. Offline Accelerator allows the Company's subscribers to engage it to transmit digital media files from the Internet on their behalf. The transmitted files are temporarily cached on the Company's servers, which the subscribers have access to and can consume and manage when they want within a limited period of time. Yunbo allows the Company's subscribers to watch digital media content without transmitting the files to their own devices.
Xunlei Mobile is a mobile application that allows users to search and download content on their mobile devices. This mobile application also supplements its existing subscriptions business. Many of its mobile application users also became users of its PC-based Xunlei Accelerator.
The Company's cloud computing project crowd-sources idle uplink capacity from Internet users having bought and connected its hardware, Zhuanqianbao (ZQB), to their network router. ZQB devices can allocate those users' idle uplink capacity to it for its further allocation to Internet content providers. It pays users of ZQB devices for the use of their idle uplink capacity.
Xunlei Media Player
Xunlei Media Player is a supplementary tool that helps to deliver a viewing experience of digital media content to the users of Xunlei Accelerator. Xunlei Media Player supports both online and offline play of digital media content, as well as simultaneous play of digital media content while it is being transmitted by Xunlei Accelerator.
Online game services
The Company offers online games through its online game Website and purchases licenses from, or enters into revenue sharing arrangements with, game developers. Such game play platforms help rise the average spending of its subscribers. Online game players can play the games free of charge, but are offered the opportunity to purchase in-game virtual items for a fee. It also provides other ancillary services catering to users' needs and adjusts its ancillary service offerings from time to time to supplement the services it provides.
The Company offers advertising services primarily through various forms of advertisements placed on its Websites and mobile platform. The Company's brand advertisers include international and domestic companies that operate in various industries.
The Company competes with Tencent Holdings Limited.
4/F, Hans Innovation Mansion
North Ring Road No. 9018
High-Tech Park, Nanshan District
SHENZHEN GNG 518057