Content Distribution

As the eyes of old print, radio, and TV media turn to the internet for a bridge to take them across the current media business abyss, one troubling fact is becoming abundantly clear: The "real money" isn't there yet. Top executives at TV networks, magazine companies, and even newspapers have known for a while that on-air minutes and print pages sell at much higher rates and produce more revenue in most cases than even the most ambitious digital models.

Posted Mar 05, 2009

BBC Audiobooks announced a distribution agreement with OverDrive, a global distributor of digital audiobooks, eBooks, and more to libraries, to enable BBC Audiobooks content to be made available as downloads to library borrowers.

Posted Feb 20, 2009

Google and Amazon announced they are making more e-books available on mobile phones.

Posted Feb 09, 2009

Knexus Digital, a digital marketing resource for marketing and communications professionals, launched a new ‘Content License' offering.

Posted Feb 06, 2009

Technology providers who not only recognize the necessity and difficulty of the local and global content marketplace, but are there to help: From analytics to location awareness, content management to translation management, translation services to language specific search solutions, there are a range of solutions that will enable organizations to adapt to the needs of the new consumer.

Posted Jan 20, 2009

Ex Libris Group, a provider of automation solutions for academic, national, and research libraries, announced the release of Ex Libris Rosetta for digital libraries.

Posted Jan 09, 2009

Aflexi, a provider of content delivery solutions for ISPs and content distributors, launched its new service and content delivery management solution that enables web hosts and content distributors to provide scalable and secure content distribution.

Posted Jan 06, 2009

Swets, a subscription services company, announced the appointment of TED Engineering Documents JSC, a document delivery services provider, as its sales distributor in Vietnam.

Posted Nov 11, 2008

Demand Media, a provider of social media, announced the launch of Pluck On Demand, a free self-serve widget-based product.

Posted Nov 11, 2008

NewspaperDirect Inc., provider of multi-channel newspaper and magazine content distribution and monetization, announced that the newspaper publication import distributor in Turkey, Dünya Süper Dagitim A.S., has joined NewspaperDirect's License Partner Network.

Posted Oct 28, 2008

OCLC, a nonprofit library service and research organization, and Recorded Books, have signed an agreement under which Recorded Books eAudiobooks will continue to be available to libraries through NetLibrary, OCLC's platform for eContent.

Posted Sep 16, 2008

Comtex News Network, Inc., provider of electronic real-time news, content, and SmarTrend market products, announced that it now provides new content from Al Bawaba covering Middle East business and the economy throughout the Middle East and North Africa.

Posted Sep 05, 2008

Serials Solutions, a global provider of e-resource access and management services, has announced that it has partnered with the Health Communication Network (HCN), an Australian electronic health solutions provider, in a reseller agreement.

Posted Sep 05, 2008

Technorati, provider of blog search technology, announced the acquisition of, an online community of bloggers and a full service news and reviews source.

Posted Aug 29, 2008

The number of consumers accessing web content on their mobile phones will likely surpass the number of users accessing the web via fixed PC connections by the end of 2008. But a singular focus on repurposing content for small screens ignores what makes mobile indispensable to our everyday lives: the ability to deliver the right content to the right user in the right context.

Posted Aug 20, 2008

MPS Technologies have launched BookStore Academic, which gives academic publishers new ways to sell and package their eBook content.

Posted Aug 05, 2008

Fuze Digital Solutions, LLC, provider of enterprise-grade customer care solutions, announced that they have filed a patent application for their new technology that facilitates, motivates, and rewards people in a community for contributing content to a knowledgebase.

Posted Jun 27, 2008

EMpact Sales, the publisher representation group within the EBSCO Information Services division, has recently entered into an agreement with Akadémiai Kiadó Zrt, the Hungarian publishing house.

Posted Jun 27, 2008

Al Bawaba, a pan-Arab news portal established in 2000, has recently launched Syndigate, an electronic content syndication service for newspapers, news and photo agencies, magazines, online news sources, and blogs in any language.

Posted Jun 17, 2008

Polopoly, supplier of content management technology for media players, and Protec, software technology provider, have entered an agreement.

Posted Jun 06, 2008

Vusion, Inc. announced its formal company launch, leaving behind its stealth-mode name of Jittr Networks.

Posted May 06, 2008

The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) was awarded a grant in February from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to further develop standards for museum data exchange.

Posted May 01, 2008

Ingram Digital, an Ingram Content company, announced that Greenwood Publishing Group, a publisher of reference titles, academic and general interest books, has signed an agreement for digital asset management and distribution services.

Posted Apr 22, 2008

SirsiDynix, a provider of technology solutions for libraries, announced the release of SirsiDynix Docutek ERes 5.5.

Posted Apr 18, 2008

SAXOTECH, a software development and systems implementation company, and Pluck Corporation, a provider of social media solutions, announced the two companies have teamed up to an integrated solution that connects the flow of news and content developed by both the newsroom and readers participating in social media discussions.

Posted Apr 15, 2008