FOX Business Network to Distribute Content Through the 1Cast Network

July 1, 2009

KIRKLAND, Wash. and NEW YORK, July 1 /PRNewswire/ – 1Cast, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video across the web and to select smart devices, and FOX Business Network (FBN) today announced that FBN will provide daily business clips to consumers via the 1Cast service.

FBN is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street to more than 45 million households in the U.S. With the agreement, 1Cast extends its leadership in the seamless distribution of video news across various platforms, allowing viewers more control over the content they consume. The free service enables consumers to create personalized video newscasts simply by searching for and selecting topics they care about most. FOX Business Network will be joining premier news providers on the 1Cast network such as Agence France-Presse, BBC, Bloomberg, CBC, CNBC, Reuters and The Wall Street Journal Digital Network.

“1Cast continues its winning strategy of adding premier programming and distribution partners that are relevant and important to our viewers,” said Anthony Bontrager, President of 1Cast. “FOX Business Network completes our line up of respected deep financial and business news sources available continuously throughout the day to our growing audience on the web and on select smart devices.”

1Cast also announced that users of its service now have the ability to share the latest business, political, sports, and entertainment news via Twitter. From any 1Cast supported platform, users can easily click a link to share the video via Twitter to all their followers. These same newscasts can also be shared with friends through other services and social networks such as del.icio.us, Digg, Facebook, MySpace and reddit.

“Up-to-the minute news and information is vital for consumers on the go,” said Bontrager. “And the ability to share current news videos through Twitter and other social media platforms enables the delivery of real-time news updates to friends and colleagues that share similar interests.”

About 1Cast

1Cast 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 personalized newscasts 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 http://www.1cast.com.

About FOX Business Network

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York — the business capital of the world — FBN launched in October 2007 and is available in more than 45 million homes in major markets across the United States. Owned by News Corp, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Silicon Valley, Washington, DC and London. On the web at www.foxbusiness.com.


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