(PRWEB) November 4, 2004
SurfNet Media Group (OTCBB:SFNM.ob) announced today a strategic outsourcing relationship with Kino Communications to service SurfNetÂs global Internet broadcasting service requirements through Speedera NetworkÂs Live and On-Demand Content Delivery Network. By utilizing SpeederaÂs Content Delivery Network, SurfNet will enhance the quality, reliability and scalability of its products and services, while reducing much of the capital cost, risk, complexity and administrative overhead associated with operating enterprise-scale customer-owned infrastructure. Kino and Speedera have already begun upgrading SurfNetÂs streaming, sound quality and other critical features.
ÂWith Kino and Speedera providing a turn-key solution for SurfNetÂs global internet broadcasting needs, SurfNet is freed up to focus like a laser on its core competencies Â producing and broadcasting live and on-demand talk radio infotainment content,Â said SurfNet CEO Robert Arkin.
Kino is a networked communications service provider. Speedera is a preeminent provider of global on-demand distributed content delivery and application hosting services and, according to PricewaterhouseCooper, the #2 Fastest Growing Private Company in northern California. Speedera numbers Fox Broadcasting, IFILM, NPR, the National Hockey League, SIRIUS Satellite Radio, XM Radio, Sony Music Entertainment, Playboy and Univision among its media consumers.
About SurfNet Media Group
SurfNet Media Group (http://www.surfnetmedia.com/) is an Internet digital entertainment media company producing and broadcasting live and on-demand talk radio content streamed globally 24/7. Surfnet produces and broadcasts over 100 programs weekly on its channels, VoiceAmericaÂ Radio (http://www.voiceamerica.com/) and BusinessAmericaÂ Radio (http://www.businessamericaradio.com/). SurfNetÂs newest channel, VoiceAmerica Health & Wellness Radio (http://health.voiceamerica.com/), premiers in November 2004. SurfNet enables sponsors to deliver cost-effective advertising content to targeted audiences.
SurfNet has developed Metaphor Media Display, a proprietary HTML container technology which includes a patent for adding content to websites. Metaphor can deliver rich media content directly to websites, desktops and portable devices in seconds without downloading and instantly modifies from a single control point. SurfNet has applied the Metaphor technology to create a Âpicture within a pictureÂ container that launches to a corner of a viewerÂs screen from a unique icon. Once launched, Metaphor broadcasts live, prerecorded or archived rich media content on top of Windows Media Player, Real Player or any other resident media player.