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Limelight Networks Provides Update on Recent Court Rulings in Akamai Patent Trial

July 1, 2008

TEMPE, Ariz., July 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — Limelight Networks, Inc. announced that the United States District Court for the District of Massachusetts today issued certain rulings in the Company’s ongoing case against Akamai Technologies.

Among these rulings, which were issued electronically, the Court denied Akamai’s motion for a permanent injunction as premature, and denied Akamai’s motions for partial summary judgment on certain Limelight Networks’ defenses. Additionally, the Court denied Limelight Networks’ motions for a new trial, judgment as a matter of law, and obviousness.

The Court did not announce a date for the resolution of Limelight’s pending defenses.

Safe-Harbor Statement

This press release contains forward-looking statements concerning the company’s operations and use of intellectual property. Forward-looking statements are not guarantees and are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results to differ materially including, the inherent risks associated with litigation, particularly intellectual property-based litigation. The Company assumes no duty or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements for any reason.

About Limelight Networks, Inc.

Limelight Networks, Inc. is a content delivery partner enabling the next wave of Internet business and entertainment. More than 1300 Internet, entertainment, software, and technology brands trust our robust, scalable platform to monetize their digital assets by delivering a brilliant online experience to their global audience. Our architecture bypasses the busy public Internet using a dedicated optical network that interconnects thousands of servers and delivers massive files at the speed of light — directly to the access networks that consumers use every day. Our proven network and passion for service provides our customers confidence that every object in their library will be delivered to every user, every time. For more information, visit http://www.limelightnetworks.com/.

Copyright (C) 2008 Limelight Networks, Inc. All rights reserved. All product or service names are the property of their respective owners.

Limelight Networks, Inc.

CONTACT: Paul Alfieri of Limelight Networks, Inc., +1-917-297-4241,palfieri@llnw.com

Web site: http://www.limelightnetworks.com/




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