DTI Editorial Accelerates Launch of New African Newspaper in Timbuktu

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Despite media industry struggles around the world, the Timbuktu Media Group in Nigeria, West Africa, is launching new publications using the Web, mobile and print,exclusively through DTI Editorial software. The Web edition premiered on December 19 and the printed papers, NEXT and NEXTonSunday, will be distributed in multiple cities simultaneously in Nigeria, the UK, and in the United States - a first for an African publication. DTI software is behind more than 1000 news organizations around the globe but this its first customer in West Africa.

Our technology has been designed for the ever changing needs of the modern, streamlined, multimedia newsroom. It is this that will allow NEXT to deliver content how, when and where they wish. We are proud to be associated with Dele Olojede and we support him and his colleagues in the launch of NEXT.

Digital Technology International (DTI™), creators of audience-centric Web, print, and mobile publishing solutions, today announced that the Timbuktu Media Group in Nigeria, West Africa, is publishing its new products exclusively through DTI Editorial software. The media group's Web edition premiered on December 19 and its printed papers, NEXT and NEXTonSunday, will be distributed in multiple cities simultaneously in Nigeria, the UK, and in the United States - a first for an African publication.

"NEXT is launched to provide news and informed opinion fairly and accurately to the Nigerian public in any land, based on the best judgment of the editors, and in a way that serves the public purpose and is compatible with the demands of an open and democratic society," said Dele Olojede, Timbuktu Media Group publisher. "We will deliver this to you wherever you are and by every means - via the Web, on your mobile devices, to your desktop, on YouTube and Facebook - anywhere we can find you."

Timbuktu Media Group was created as an integrated media platform that combines a traditional newspaper foundation with a news and information service to mobile devices, online, and other broadcast and digital platforms. To accomplish this, they selected a sophisticated database-managed multimedia publishing system - DTI Editorial. This unique suite of high-performance software manages all publishable editorial content, whether for print, online or mobile. DTI Editorial enables the newspaper's journalists and contributors to create content for delivery via Web, print, mobile or other multimedia digital device while automatically assuming the correct layout and format.

"There will always be new opportunities for innovative publishers who understand that their audience is dynamic and multidimensional," said Paul Gillogaley, DTI vice president, international. "Our technology has been designed for the ever changing needs of the modern, streamlined, multimedia newsroom. It is this that will allow NEXT to deliver content how, when and where they wish. We are proud to be associated with Dele Olojede and we support him and his colleagues in the launch of NEXT."

About Digital Technology International:
Digital Technology International (DTI) delivers audience-centric Web, print, and mobile solutions to publishers around the world. The company's unique technology and professional services help media organizations engage audiences by delivering targeted news, ads and entertainment. Whether onsite or via SaaS (Software as a Service), DTI software helps customers generate new revenue, reduce costs, manage resources, and make more informed business decisions. Its solutions are successfully implemented at more than 1000 news organizations around the globe. DTI is headquartered near Salt Lake City, with offices in Australia, Brazil, Canada, Finland, Germany, Norway, Panama, the United Kingdom and USA. DTI may be found on the web at: Digital Technology International

About Timbuktu Media:
Timbuktu Media seeks to provide news and information fairly and accurately to the Nigerian public, the African Continent, and Africans around the world. We aim to do this in a way that serves the public purpose and ensures compatibility with the demands of an open and democratic society. In doing so, the company hopes to serve a high civic function as well as generate adequate financial returns for its shareholders.

The company has been designed as an integrated media platform which combines the traditional newspaper with a news and information service to mobile devices, the Internet, radio, as well as other broadcast and digital platforms. Timbuktu Media may be found on the Web at: Timbuktu Media Group

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