REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Jan. 28, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Qwilt, a leading provider of transparent caching and video delivery solutions, today announced that it has signed deals with five new customers in key strategic regions including North America, Latin America, and Asia in the first month of 2013. The company is experiencing an unprecedented surge in demand for its transparent caching and video delivery solutions due to the rapidly increasing consumption of streaming over-the-top (OTT) video, and the strain it is putting on operator networks worldwide. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20111020/SF89908LOGO) More mobile and fixed line operators are choosing Qwilt's transparent caching and video delivery solutions to reduce their CAPEX and OPEX spending, minimize the impact of increased bandwidth consumption on their networks, and provide the best possible quality of experience (QoE) to their subscribers. By transparently caching and delivering video from within their networks, typically from the network edge in close proximity to the subscribers, operators ensure a rich, immersive video streaming experience for their consumers, while vastly improving the quality and availability of other bandwidth-sensitive applications such as VoIP, online gaming, and web browsing. "The speed of the network has real value to our customers," said Masashi Ono, Division General Manager of IT Frontier Corporation. "Their subscribers are avid online video viewers, demanding the best possible viewing and browsing experience. Our long-standing relationship with Qwilt — further strengthened by the first transparent caching deployment by a leading Japanese operator — has enabled this carrier to consistently meet consumer expectations throughout Japan." In a highly competitive service provider market where end user satisfaction ranks among top differentiators, optimal subscriber video QoE gives operators a tremendous advantage over their competitors. Qwilt's transparent caching solution was recently featured in a Frost & Sullivan report, "Video QoE 2012: Managing the Video Tidal Wave for Quality & Profit", for its innovative approach to network video bandwidth and subscriber QoE optimization with a unified, feature-rich, turnkey transparent caching platform.