Ustream.TV Provides Digg with Live Web Broadcasting Capabilities to Power Town Hall Meetings
Los Altos, Calif. – February 21, 2008 –
Ustream.TV (www.ustream.tv), a web-based live video broadcasting platform, today announced that it is providing live streaming capabilities to Digg, one of the top community sites on the Webm to enable a new series of virtual Digg Town Hall Meetings. The meetings, the first of which will be held on Monday, February 25th, will feature Digg founder Kevin Rose and CEO Jay Adelson, providing attendees with updates on current Digg activities and addressing topics and questions proposed by the Digg community.
Ustream.TV enables people of all ages around the globe to connect with each other through the power of live, online video broadcasts. Since its launch in 2007, more than 190,000 broadcasters have joined Ustream.TV. Each day 9,000 hours of video are taking place, attracting hundreds of thousands of viewers.
“Given the unique approach Digg takes towards community driven content , it makes perfect sense that they would offer live broadcasts as a compelling new way to bring the community together,” said Brad Hunstable, founder of Ustream.TV. “We’re excited to provide the means for Digg to further engage in discussion with their members through the power of live Web video.”
With over 25 million visitors a month, Digg has become the leading destination for people to discover and share the best content from anywhere on the Web. From the largest online destinations to the most obscure blog, Digg surfaces the best content as voted on by the community.
For more information on Digg Town Hall Meetings, updates will be provided on the Digg blog at http://blog.digg.com/.
Ustream.TV is a platform for live online interactive video broadcasts that let people everywhere connect, interact and engage with one another more deeply. Ustream.TV allows anyone with a camera, computer, and Interact connection to broadcast live video to a global audience. Each day, people ustream talk shows, concerts, sporting events, even weddings and graduations. The company was founded by two U.S. military veterans and a technologist who strived to create a way for people of all ages around the globe to connect with each other through the power of live online video broadcasts. Ustream.TV is headquartered in Los Altos, California, and is privately held. For information, please visit: www.ustream.tv.