Onstream Media to Webcast the State of the Union Address
State of the Union Address to be Webcast by Onstream Media in 10 Languages
POMPANO BEACH, FL – January 31, 2006 – Onstream Media Corporation ( OTC: ONSM), a leading online service provider of live and on-demand, digital media communications and applications, today announced that the U.S. Department of State will utilize Onstream Media’s webcasting services to provide a live audio webcast of President George W. Bush as he delivers the annual State of the Union Address to a Joint Session of Congress, Tuesday, January 31, 2006. The State of the Union address will be webcast live at 9:00 pm EST (0200 GMT) in the following languages: English, Arabic, Bahasa Indonesian, Farsi, French, Russian and Spanish.
The Department of State also will provide archive versions of the webcast prepared by Onstream Media that will be available at 1:00 am EST (0600 GMT) Wednesday, February 1. This includes archives of the live audio webcast and audio files in the following languages: Portuguese, Swahili and Turkish. At 12:00 pm (1700 GMT) on Wednesday, February 1, an audio file in Hausa will be available.
Access to the State of the Union webcasts in multiple languages will be available at http://www.state.gov.
About Onstream Media Corporation Founded in 1993, Onstream Media ( OTC: ONSM) is a leading online Application Service Provider (ASP) of live and on-demand, rich media communications via the Onstream Digital Media Services Platform. Specializing in audio and video corporate communications, Onstream Media's pioneering ASP digital media services technology provides its customers with the necessary tools for webcasting, web conferencing, managing digital assets, publishing content on the Internet and establishing e-commerce storefronts to transact business online. All of Onstream Media’s services are focused on increasing productivity and revenues, and reducing capital expenditures and operational costs of any organization in an affordable and highly secure environment. As a result, 78% of the Fortune 100 CEOs and CFOs and almost half of the Fortune 1000 companies have used Onstream Media’s services.
Onstream Media customers include: AOL, AAA, AXA Equitable Life Insurance Company, Disney, MGM, Deutsche Bank, Thomson Financial/CCBN, PR Newswire and the U.S. Government. For more information, visit the Onstream website at http://www.onstreammedia.com or call 954-917-6655.
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