Content Distribution

SmartVideo Technologies, Inc. has announces agreements that will allow SmartVideo to deliver television broadcasts from NBC Universal and The Weather Channel to cellular-internet enabled mobile devices ("Smartphones") using Microsoft's WindowsMedia Mobile technology. SmartVideo has announced a similar agreement with ABC News that will allow for the distribution of on demand video and live news coverage.

Posted Jan 11, 2005

ebrary, an information services and technology provider, has introduced a new enterprise, server-based technology that is designed to improve the way ordinary documents in the Portable Document Format (PDF) are viewed, distributed, and shared. ebrary has also announced Custom Collections, introduced a perpetual access model, announced a distribution agreement with Blackwell's, and partnered with BookSurge on a print-on-demand offering.

Posted Jan 11, 2005

Paris-based Thomson, a provider of technologies, systems, and services for media companies will become a strategic investor in ContentGuard, a developer of digital rights management (DRM) intellectual property. Thomson has also announced that it has licensed patents from ContentGuard.

Posted Nov 30, 2004

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that The Program on Negotiation (PON) at Harvard Law School will use RapidRights from Cadmus ArticleWorks for digital rights management (DRM) protection of its role simulations and case studies.

Posted Oct 29, 2004

Ebooks Corporation has entered into a five-year distribution agreement with Nokia Corporation of Finland to distribute a range of books via a new generation of Nokia smart phones.

Posted Oct 29, 2004

FinancialContent, Inc., a provider of financial data and business applications to online media and financial services companies, has announced the addition of two local media sites to its client roster.

Posted Oct 19, 2004

Ingenta plc, the technology and services provider for the publishing and information industries, has announced changes to its management team and structure.

Posted Oct 15, 2004

ISI Emerging Markets and Financial Times have announced a global agreement to distribute information from FT.Com and the Financial Times Newspaper on the ISI’s products, including its flagship Emerging Markets Information Service.

Posted Oct 12, 2004

NetLibrary, a provider of ebooks to libraries, has signed a distribution agreement with Penguin Group (USA), an affiliate of Penguin Group, an English-language trade book publisher.

Posted Sep 28, 2004

The Content Partnership Pty Ltd, a new group specializing in Asia Pacific content, has been appointed the global electronic distribution agent for The Manila Times, the national newspaper from the Philippines.

Posted Sep 10, 2004

Streamload has released a service that is designed to allow customers to send, receive, and access digital media and data files of any size, with virtually unlimited storage capacity.

Posted Aug 31, 2004

Cadmus Communications Corporation has announced that Lafayette College in Easton, PA has selected its 3Path and dPub technology solutions to distribute the digital version of the Lafayette Viewbook to prospective students.

Posted Aug 27, 2004 has announced an agreement to collaborate with NTT-Resonant in the video content distribution business.

Posted Aug 20, 2004

NewsStand, Inc., a digital distributor of newspapers and magazines, has announced the availability of Keyword Linking, allowing unlimited access through hotlinks from its e-editions to Web content.

Posted Aug 10, 2004

Digital Bazar, Inc. has announced an online file distribution service called Bitmunk that is designed to make sure the artists and labels whose work is available for P2P file trading get paid by paying consumers to distribute their favorite music while ensuring a cut for the artists.

Posted Jul 30, 2004

James Cuming, former general manager of content sales for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and a former director at news wire Australian Associated Press, has launched a new venture intended to help publishers of text and multimedia create new distribution lines and revenue.

Posted Jul 30, 2004

Napster, a division of Roxio, has announced progressive agreements with six colleges and universities to provide access to online music.

Posted Jul 23, 2004

Ovid Technologies, a provider of electronic medical, scientific, and social sciences information solutions, has announced an agreement with the American Psychological Association (APA) to make content from the APA PsycBOOKS full-text database accessible through Ovid’s online platform.

Posted Jul 02, 2004

ProQuest Information and Learning has announced that it will distribute NewspaperDirect newspaper products in the library and education markets.

Posted Jul 02, 2004

Ebooks Corporation, a supplier of electronic books, and Blackwell's Book Services, supplier of books and bibliographic support services to libraries, have announced a Heads of Agreement for a strategic partnership.

Posted Jun 29, 2004

ProQuest Information and Learning has announced an expanded agreement with The McClatchy Company to offer additional McClatchy newspapers in ProQuest databases and has announced that it will soon launch interface updates.

Posted Jun 25, 2004

RepliWeb, Inc., a provider of data deployment software, has announced the launch of RepliWeb's Distribution Manager R-1 version 3.3, a Web deployment and content replication solution.

Posted May 07, 2004

ProQuest Information and Learning and Extenza e-Publishing Services have announced a strategic alliance to offer a portfolio of ejournal and database services for publishers and libraries.

Posted Apr 13, 2004

Publishing Link has announced Timebook Town, a membership-based book content download service.

Posted Mar 30, 2004

The San José Public Library has announced a recently launched digital library designed to give Silicon Valley residents access to eBooks directly from their home or office.

Posted Mar 12, 2004