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Mazingo Network To Offer News Video From The Associated Press On Mobile Devices

Mazingo Mobile Entertainment Network Delivers Content for the Mobile Video Revolution
San Francisco, Calif.(3/11/2003) -

Mazingo Mobile Entertainment Network announced today that it will offer national and international news video highlights from The Associated Press through an agreement with AP Digital, a division of the AP that provides news and information to interactive applications. AP's news video will be available on mobile devices via a proprietary delivery network from Mazingo.

Mazingo delivers subscription-based news video channels to handheld computers, personal digital assistants, mobile phones and smart phones through hundreds of downloadable video programs. AP's One Minute World, Today's News and Entertainment News video channels will now be available to Mazingo's mobile consumers anywhere, anytime.

"We are pleased to add AP's video content to our mobile network," says Mazingo CEO Brooks Haden. "Mazingo is the only company delivering copy-protected video to the worldwide mobile community via traditional landline via cable or through 802.11, or WiFi, networks. It's easy, fun and affordable."

"We are glad to work with Mazingo to provide another option for mobile users who wish to access AP news videos throughout the day," said Tom Slaughter, Vice President and Director of AP Digital. "In addition to accessing AP's global news video coverage on television and the Internet, consumers have another way to view video news from the world's largest news agency on their mobile devices."

AP Digital provides coverage of top U.S. national, international, entertainment, business, politics and human-interest news through its online news video package for Web and wireless applications, AP Video Online.

Mazingo's Mobile Entertainment Network delivers copy-protected video shows to the worldwide mobile community. Fresh video shows are downloaded to the user's device on every wired or wireless sync. Mazingo supports multiple platforms including Palm OS 5, Sony Clie, Pocket PC, and Sharp Zaurus (Linux).

Mazingo now offers hundreds of name-brand shows in the categories of news, weather, sports, movies, TV shows, astrology, business, technology, comics and cartoons via its Mobile Entertainment Network. Current publishing partners include Fox Sports, The Weather Channel, NBC, Extra, Celebrity Justice, CBC World News and Sporting News.

About Mazingo Network
Mazingo is the only company delivering digitally protected video to the worldwide mobile community. Mobile consumers who sign up for Mazingo's Digital Video Package have access to hundreds of video shows including movies, TV programs, weather forecasts, business news video, newscasts, sports, cartoons, comics and more. Visit www.mazingo.net to learn more.

About AP Digital
A division of The Associated Press, AP Digital offers news services with text, photos, audio, graphics and video on a wide variety of topics to the Web and wireless markets.

About The Associated Press
The Associated Press, founded in 1848, is the world's oldest and largest newsgathering organization, providing news content in text, audio, video, graphics and photos to more than 15,000 news outlets with a daily reach of 1 billion people worldwide. AP's multimedia services are distributed by satellite and the Internet to more than 120 nations. For more information about AP Digital, visit www.apdigitalnews.com. For more information about The Associated Press, visit www.ap.org

Mazingo Mobile Entertainment Network
Editorial Contact:
Carmine Gallo
415.346.7100 (ext.101)
carmine@mazingo.net