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Global Media Launches AccuWeather Channel

Streaming solution provider Global Media (http://www.globalmedia.com) announced that it has launched the AccuWeather Channel in partnership with AccuWeather.

Global Media has developed an all-weather media player that is continuously updated 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The AccuWeather Player will deliver 120 different streams of AccuWeather's forecasting and reporting. The AccuWeather player will have local weather forecasts for 101 cities in North America, same day and 3-5 day national forecasts, international forecasts, travel reports, storm coverage, and other related weather information.

Global Media creates branded versions of media players (using RealPlayer) to its customers. That way they can offer their own brand to listeners allowing them to offer banner ads, sponsorships and more. The company also handles e-commerce functionality for radio stations

In its deal with AccuWeather, Global Media said it would create an AccuWeather branded online store where surfers can purchase books, CDs and videos. ·

"Global Media has delivered an interactive platform that far exceeds ourexpectations. It allows the end user to personalize their weather reportsany time of day, from anywhere in the world," Dr. Joel N. Myers, founder and President of AccuWeather.

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