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Live365 Launches Online Store Available Through Windows Media Player 10; Live365’s Award-Winning Radio Stations Now Available in Windows Media Player 10


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FOSTER CITY, CA -- 12/15/2004 -- Live365, the largest Internet Radio network, announced today the launch of its Online Store in the Windows Media Player 10. Windows Media Player 10 users will now be able to seamlessly access and play Live365’s thousands of stations within the Windows Media Player environment. Live365’s radio network and service will be promoted throughout WindowsMedia.com.

“We are delighted to be working with Microsoft to be the largest provider of radio content for their Digital Media Mall”, said Mark Lam, CEO of Live365. “We look forward to introducing our services to a new generation of Microsoft users.”

“Live365 and its diverse radio content are an exciting addition to the Digital Media Mall in Windows Media Player 10,” said Erin Cullen Harris, group product manager for the Windows Digital Media Division at Microsoft Corp. “This is great news for consumers who have a growing array of digital entertainment services to choose from, all in one place, via Windows Media Player 10.”

Windows Media Player 10 users will be able to listen for free to Live365’s stations as well as subscribe for a VIP membership to access commercial-free premium radio.

About Live365

With thousands of stations and more than 2 million listeners a month, Live365 is the largest Internet radio network. The Company gives individuals and organizations a “voice” to be able to reach a global audience, while offering radio listeners an unparalleled choice in music and other audio content. Through easy-to-use tools and services, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection can create their own Internet radio station. As a result, Live365 offers the most diverse array of high-quality radio available today, with thousands of stations spanning myriad genres and over 150 countries.

Launched in July 1999, Live365 is a two-time winner of the Best Radio Website Award from the Web Marketing Association, a two-time winner of the People’s Voice award for Best Music Site at the Webby Awards, and has received Best-of-Web designations from Forbes.com and the San Francisco Chronicle. The Company is a member of the Digital Media Association (DiMA), the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Association for Independent Music (AFIM), the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), and Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI). Based in Foster City, California, Live365 is DMCA-compliant and pays royalties to labels, artists, songwriters and publishers.



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