Winstar Launches Multimedia Initiative
Winstar (http://www.winstar.com) announced a multimedia initiative for its broadband customers. As part of the effort, it also announced multi-year agreements with iBEAM (
http://www.ibeam.com) and MediaOnDemand.com (http://www.mediaondemand.com).
MediaOnDemand.com will provide Winstar with streaming multimedia services including live-event production and encoding services. The agreement with MediaOnDemand.com includes a $1 million investment by Winstar in MediaOnDemand.com.
The agreement with iBEAM Broadcasting incorporates its edge distribution services into Winstar's offerings. It will integrate iBEAM's MaxCaster servers into Winstar's broadband network.