Broadband Briefs for 10/08/07
* Jones MediaAmerica will rep VoodooVox
By Brian Santo
VoodooVox has arranged to have Jones MediaAmerica sell its In-Call Media products to U.S. radio and television broadcasters. In-Call Media inserts ad-supported audio content directly into the call stream of high-call volume companies.
VoodooVox said its In-Call Network is being used by IDT, Univision, Virgin Mobile, Nokia, Microsoft and Showtime, among others.
The agreement with MediaAmerica is expected to generate $2.3 million in ad sales for VoodooVox over the first year, and more than $10 million over the course of the entire contract.
* Ruckus Wireless wins three deployments for MediaFlex
By Traci Patterson
Ruckus Wireless’ Wi-Fi systems have been selected by Portugal Telecom, Truphone - a next-gen mobile network operator - and Telefonica del Sur (TelSur), a Chilean provider of Internet-based multimedia and communications services.
Portugal’s largest telecom provider has chosen the MediaFlex “Smart Wi-Fi” system as its wireless standard for IPTV distribution to the more than three million households it serves. TelSur has also selected the MediaFlex system to support Latin America’s first commercial IPTV service. And Truphone has deployed the Ruckus ZoneFlex “Smart Wi-Fi” system to support voice over Wi-Fi requirements in London.