Dailymotion Publisher Network Welcomes blinkx In Revenue Sharing Video Partnership

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Dailymotion Reaches 1,500 Publisher Partners and Counting for its Video Ad Platform

Dailymotion.com, the world’s #2 video distribution platform and #29 site online as ranked by comScore, Inc., today welcomed blinkx (LSE: BLNX) to the Dailymotion Publisher Network (DPN), its content syndication platform launched in early 2012.    

Welcoming blinkx to the fast-growing DPN roster, more than 1,500 partner publishers have already joined to tap in to Dailymotion’s 30-million video rich content library and revenue share offering, including companies like MSN Video, Orange, Videobash, Mefeedia.com and more.

DPN provides publishers with Dailymotion’s proprietary advertising and video player technologies, enabling brands to deliver video content on entertainment, news, search and content portals with in-stream ad functionality for full monetization capabilities. The vast array of content available on Dailymotion.com gives publishers an invaluable and seamless asset to integrate alongside their existing content to increase revenue and overall quality of viewer engagement.

“blinkx’s integration into the Dailymotion Publisher platform heralds a prominent validation of our network’s growth, value and reach,” said Luc Dumont, SVP International Development for Dailymotion. “Our Publisher Network offers a tangible incentive for Publishers like blinkx to give incremental visibility to the Dailymotion player across their digital network: it means more content, more time spent and now more monetization for them.”

The partnership enables blinkx to bring the content available on the Dailymotion player to their own users, for free, while receiving a share of the instream advertising sold inside the player.

“The Dailymotion Publisher Network gives us a huge library of content to tap in to, with built-in monetization opportunities and functionality,” said S. Brian Mukherjee, CEO for blinkx. “We look forward to adding Dailymotion to our strong roster of partners for providing blinkx users with the very best in video and entertainment content.”

For more information, please visit http://publisher.dailymotion.com.

About Dailymotion:
As one of the leading sites for sharing videos, Dailymotion attracts over 110 million unique monthly visitors (source: comScore, Inc., Video Metrix, March 2012) and 1.8 billion videos views worldwide, offering the best content from users, independent content creators and premium partners. Using the most advanced technology for both users and content creators, Dailymotion provides high‐quality and HD video in a fast, easy‐to‐use online service that also automatically filters infringing material as notified by content owners. Offering 32 localized versions, Dailymotion’s mission is to provide the best possible entertainment experience for users and the best marketing opportunities for advertisers, while respecting content protection. For more information, visit http://www.dailymotion.com.

About blinkx
blinkx plc (LSE AIM: BLNX) is the world's largest and most advanced video search engine. Today, blinkx has indexed more than 35 million hours of audio, video, viral and TV content, and made it fully searchable and available on demand. blinkx's founders set out to solve a significant challenge – the growing amount of TV and user-generated content on the Web means keyword-based search technologies only scratch the surface. blinkx's patented search technologies listen to—and even see—video on the Web, helping users enjoy a breadth and accuracy of search results not available elsewhere. In addition, blinkx powers the video search for many of the world's most frequented sites. blinkx is based in San Francisco and London. More information is available at http://www.blinkx.com.

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