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Biographical Information

Greg Frame

Editor-In-Chief

Greg Frame joined Streaming Media, Inc. as Senior Editor in June 2000. He has worked as a technology journalist for 10 years, beginning his career as an editor at Hong Kong's Asian Sources Media Group (now Global Sources), Asia's largest technology trade publisher. During his tenure with the ASM Group, Greg gained a comprehensive knowledge of the vibrant Asian computer industry. He rounded out his view of the world's technology markets as a writer and editor for various computer and trade magazines in Europe, working in both French and English.

Prior to joining Streaming Media, Inc., Greg was senior editor of online reviews at PC World magazine - among the largest and most trusted sources of technology information. There, he helped to build the online reviews section into the site's single largest traffic generator, respected for its integrity in technical evaluation.

Greg has a BA degree in Journalism and French from Indiana University, Bloomington, and complemented his French studies at Universite de Strasbourg, France. He is an avid sailor and amateur musician, and now lives aboard his sailboat on San Francisco Bay.

Articles for Greg Frame

Games and Software: Flowing Streams

Streaming games and software boast a key advantage in the industry: They already work to the satisfaction of consumers. A panel session at Streaming Media Europe 2000 shed light on the budding market.

Extracting Dollars from Content

A Streaming Media Europe 2000 panel session on revenue generating content business models revealed some compelling advice.

HMV Adopts Liquid Audio for In-Store Digital Music Kiosks

Liquid Audio software to be used in digital download kiosks that will enable HMV in-store customers to create customized CDs.

High-Quality Streaming Video Platform Built for Low Bandwidths

Developed by Equator and Snell & Wilcox, the platform boasts better-than-VHS quality.

ArcTel, Siemens Team to Offer Broadband Wireless in Germany

Siemens will supply access equipment and planning services.

Star-Studded Industry Group Develops Open iTV Standard

Leading broadcast, telecom and IT organizations combine to promote the Multimedia Home Platform (MHP).

Internet TV Station Launches in Denmark

Targeting young users, ScoopStation plans to add programming and expand throughout Europe.

Yack Forming Coalition to Stop “Stream-Tapping”

Forum to foster dialog between Internet producers and distributors.

StreamSearch Partners with Four Online Music Providers

Deal will add music, plus community and retail outlets, to StreamSearch’s offerings.

HereandNow.net Hosts Full-Motion JenniCam Feed

Audio/video stream available 24/7.

EMI and MP3.com Settle Copyright Infringement Suit

EMI has also granted MP3.com a license for the My.MP3.com service.

Napster Urges CD Buying Spree

“Napster Buy-cott Weekend” will continue despite court’s stay of injunction.

Fantastic Boosts Stake in Broadband Mobile Content Provider

Investment in Worldzap to push Fantastic’s share to 41 percent.

Scour Updates myCaster with “Infinite Stream Hosting”

Version 2.0 also adds new video capabilities and Winamp plug-in support.

Salon.com and Pseudo Team to Cover Political Conventions

Partnership coverage will include 24-hour webcast and 360-degree cameras.

Real.com Games Site Growing

Agreements with game developers expand web-based and downloadable games offering.

Hollywood.com to Stream Indie Films from CinemaNow

Films and contact information to be available on Hollywood.com’s professional site.

Liquid Audio Offers Full-Album Downloads via Road Runner

Content and e-commerce capabilities part of deal with the broadband provider.

EMusic Launches Subscription Service

EMusic Unlimited allows unlimited music downloads for a monthly fee.

Qwest to Provide Hosting Services to Microcast

Delivery platform employs distributed network scheme.

QDesign Audio Format Aims for Quality, Security

QDX enables distribution of single source file for multiple bandwidths.

MP3.com: $20.2 Million in Second-Quarter Revenues

Music service provider beats first-quarter figures by 15 percent.

Study Finds Napster Spurs Music Purchases

Record Labels “should innovate, not litigate,” according to a report by Jupiter Communications.

Akoo.com Launches Online Film Festivals

Full-length feature films will be available free of charge.

Traffic, Ad Increases Boost Launch Revenues

Second quarter figures up 100 percent over 1999.

Napster-Friendly Music Publishing Site Launched

ths-Music.com implements a try-before-you-by scheme based on the “honor system”.

RadioWave to Create RollingStone.com Radio

Range of new online music channels will embrace e-commerce model.

Zoom Culture Gets First-Round Funding

Digital video site leverage user-created content and a syndication model.

Hollywood.com Adopts iBeam Streaming Services

IBeam will provide content delivery and targeted advertising services for Hollywood.com’s entertainment sites.

Emusic to Offer John Hiatt Album in MP3

Deal with Vanguard Records will also involve traditional retail sales.

Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Partners with iCast

ICast kicking off the agreement by posting Emmy Awards nominees.

Arbitron Adopts Lariat Solution for Audience Measurement

MediaReports software to be employed in Arbitron’s InfoStream ratings service.

AtomFilms to Launch Paramount-Produced Weekly Show

Deal being dubbed “first-ever studio-to-Internet relationship.”

Loudeye to Provide Services for the UK’s Freeserve

The Internet portal will use Loudeye’s audio and video encoding services as it ramps up broadband content.

Eveo Opens European Office

User-generated video showcase names Universal Music Group exec to head European expansion.

Fantastic Adopts Minerva Video Networking Technology

Streaming technology to enhance Fantastic’s managed distribution platform.

Multimedia News Delivery Standard Approved

NewsML is designed to simplify the packaging of multimedia news broadcasts on the Web.

Enron Extends Broadband Services to Europe

Guaranteed quality of service to be part of a major new rollout.

Belgian Streaming Media Startup Gets Funding

Belgacom Multimedia Ventures gives streamcase.com its first capital round.

Germany DSL Rollout to Take Advantage of Unbundling

FirstMark deal with Nortel to help build country's broadband infrastructure.

Games On Demand: New Revenue Streams?

Streaming games – part of the software-on-demand trend – present a range of new possibilities for software publishers and service providers. How do the streaming games service providers hope to attract customers and generate revenue? And how well do games on demand really work? We take a closer look at the nascent segment in this special report.

Europe’s Wireless Portal User Base Mushrooming

Upgraded phones and personalized portal services will help push the market toward 17 million users by the end of the year

In-Vehicle Streaming On the Road to Reality

Nortel and Redknee.com have developed a wireless multimedia solution designed for automobiles

Irish GSM Operator Weaves Wireless Web

Esat Digifone will deploy Nortel's GPRS network infrastructure to offer high-speed wireless Internet services

BT to Provide Content Management for Web Pay-Per-View Service

Udirect.tv will offer pay-per-view films, sports events, and other services

Euro-centric Music Radio Portal to Launch

RadioRevolution will also adopt an e-commerce model

Belgian Business News TV Station Goes Web

Kanaal Z is offering all broadcasts -- in French and Dutch -- on its web site

RealSystem 8 Hits Europe

Streaming server technology to be deployed through major European networks

Chello Broadband Signs Distribution Deal with Yack.com

Fast Yack service to be provided to Chello users in Europe

BroadcastAmerica.com Enters Europe

BroadcastEurope.com will provide Web gateway to radio stations throughout Europe

Streaming Media East 2000: Life at Ground Zero

Streamingmedia.com's intrepid reporters Greg Frame and Scott Baker took to the floor to talk to some of the big name exhibitors.