Network will be featured on Livestream Home Page
and Upcoming Event Promotion
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
LAS VEGAS, NEVADA / NEW YORK, NEW YORK – September 6, 2011 — The VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK®, the first and only live online broadcasting network in Las Vegas, today announced that Livestream, the leading provider for real time event coverage, has added the network as a “Featured Live Channel”. Beginning immediately, all VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK programming will be prominently featured on the home page of the Livestream website. Additionally, the network will be featured in a variety of upcoming event promotions as well.
This demonstrates another first for any Las Vegas-based media company, and continues to demonstrate the network’s focus on making it as easy as possible for its viewers to discover and enjoy the wide variety of programming the network offers. In a test during the August 30th, 2011 live stream of the Living in Las Vegas Podcast, the show was visited by 801 unique viewers.
“Since launching the network on October 2, 2010, we’ve testing a variety of Content Delivery Network partners,” said Scott Whitney, founder of the VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK, “Our technical staff believes Livestream offers the best combination of features, support, and visibility available on the market today. More importantly, when we asked our viewers what they wanted, Livestream was far and away the number one choice.”
Livestream streams more than one billion video minutes each month to a growing community of 20 million monthly viewers. Content partners include The New York Times, ABC News, HBO, NASA, and The Academy Arts.
“Among the goals of Livestream is to help our viewers discover well-produced content which is especially entertaining to watch,” said Jessica Kantor, head of content and marketing for Livestream, “The Vegas Video Network is the perfect example of an online broadcast network who understands how to develop and produce the kind of content and programming our viewers crave.”
Taking advantage of the ability to embed Livestream content in any webpage, the Livestream feed of the VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK can be found at http://VegasVideoNetwork.com/LIVE. It is also available at http://Livestream.com/VegasVideoNetwork.
About the VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK, LLC
The VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK® is the first and only online LIVE broadcasting and media network that specializes in a behind-the-scenes look at insider news and expert views about Las Vegas. All programming is broadcast live from our eight-camera, all HD studios, just steps from the Las Vegas Strip. Shows currently on-air include Talktails, Living in Las Vegas, Golf & Other Fore-Letter Words, Pub Crawl, Top of the Food Chain, Awkward Silence 2.1, Let’s Bet!, and Getting REAL (Estate) in Vegas. The VEGAS VIDEO NETWORK is a YouTube Partner, available on iTunes, Livestream and Roku, and can be heard on AM 1400 KSHP. The network is owned and operated by PodWorx, Inc., an Internet broadcasting company that specializes in podcasts, Web TV, and live streaming video productions.
Livestream is the leading provider for real time event coverage. Our tools make it simple for anyone to broadcast live to the web, and Livestream.com is the destination for the top live content from around the world. Event organizers, content owners, celebrities and artists around the world use Livestream’s social broadcasting tools to engage and grow their audiences on the web, mobile devices, and connected TVs. The result has been more than one billion video minutes streamed each month to the growing community of 20 million monthly viewers. Live content can be found from our many content partners. A small selection of our partners include Facebook, The New York Times, ABC News, CBS News, Associated Press, HBO, PepsiCo, Electronic Arts, Adidas, The Academy Awards, Warner Bros. Records, and Paramount Pictures. Livestream offers a unique commitment to protecting the rights of its producers through a ‘Zero Tolerance on Piracy’ policy. Livestream operates with over 120 full-time staff members in 3 offices – in New York, Los Angeles and Bangalore (in addition to a globally-available production team).