Wednesday, February 11, 2009

1cast Mobile Video News Coming To Android


Free Application offers One -Click Access to Top Breaking Political, Sports, Entertainment News on Android Phones

KIRKLAND, Wash., February 11, 2009 — 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute personalized television news clips to mobile phones and the desktop, today announced its innovative free service is now available on Android mobile devices.

1Cast continues to break new ground in the distribution of personalized video news content across multiple networks and device types thanks to unique content licensing rights agreements with global news broadcasters. 1Cast for Android, now available in the Android Market, represents the company’s latest effort to expand into new platforms for its service, bringing the latest and most relevant news content to users whenever and wherever they want it.

norton 360“Consumers want to access content on their terms, and 1Cast for Android is our latest move to satisfy this demand,” said Anthony Bontrager, President of 1cast. “We intend to stay several steps ahead of the market by keeping our users engaged and satisfied through our unique personalized newscast platform, while maintaining a viable and scalable business opportunity for our content, advertising and distribution partners.”

1Cast will be demonstrating its new Android application at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.

About 1Cast
1cast, Inc. is the world’s first desktop and mobile broadcast news and information service to put users in control of what, when and how they consume video news content. 1Cast’s unique video search and newscast platform delivers near real-time video clips of the latest headlines in business, politics, sports, technology and entertainment. Viewers can also create micro-casts around the topics and people they are most interested in and access these personal channels across any broadband enabled or wireless device.

News networks worldwide use 1Cast to reach new audiences, ensure their current audience can engage with their content in a uniquely relevant manner and to further monetize their daily news programming. Advertisers partner with 1Cast because the company is a trusted source of professional, high-quality news programming that can be delivered in a highly targeted manner across multiple platforms. 1Cast is backed by Eagle River Holdings, LLC. For more information, visit

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