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, single handedly securing content licensing rights from top programmers, including BBC Worldwide, CNBC, Dow Jones, Reuters and others, for unparalleled distribution. 1Cast for Android, now available in the Android Market, represents the latest move by 1Cast to expand into new platforms for its service, bringing the latest and most relevant news content to users whenever and wherever they are.
“The overwhelming response to our current service offering demonstrates that there is a need and desire for accessing professional news content on the go and with our new Android application, users will have yet another way to get all this for free,” said Anthony Bontrager, President of Onecast.Â Â “Consumers want to access content on their terms, and 1Cast for Android is our latest move to satisfy this demand.Â 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.
Ushering in a new era in broadcast television news, 1Cast is the world’s first online and mobile broadcast news and information delivery platform that atomizes professionally produced, perishable news content and delivers it in a personally relevant, micro-cast format.Â Cable and broadcast news networks worldwide use 1Cast to monetize their daily news programming, reach new audiences and add additional revenue streams.Â 1Cast is backed by Eagle River Holdings, LLC.Â For more information, visit http://www.1cast.com.