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Mediacom and Newsy.com Ink Innovative Partnership

May 27, 2009

Mediacom and Newsy.com Ink Innovative Partnership Partnership will offer exclusive programming to Mediacom's customers as well as test and define new models for news

 

Columbia, MO - May 27, 2009 - Mediacom Communications and Newsy.com (www.newsy.com) have agreed to launch an innovative partnership focused on delivering new forms of news content to Mediacom customers. The partnership will develop and test several different methods of news content and distribution using a combination of Mediacom's advanced cable and broadband network and Newsy.com digital news services.� The intention of the partnership is to provide the communities that Mediacom serves with innovative news services. "Consumers are looking for quality and relevant news and new ways to be able to access it - when they want and where they want. Newsy.com breaks through the bias barrier to provide viewers multiple perspectives making you smarter, faster. The opportunity to work with Mediacom represents the forward looking ways that content providers and distribution firms can work together to provide innovative news products," says Newsy.com President Jim Spencer. "Mediacom is pleased to offer this exclusive programming to our customers in Columbia and Jefferson City," said Bryan Gann, Mediacom Director of Area Operations.� "We're always looking to work with local businesses, such as Newsy.com.� This partnership is particularly exciting because of the opportunity it affords to further strengthen our commitment to education through Newsy.com's alliance with the University of Missouri.� We believe that our customers will see real benefit in the unique way in which Newsy.com presents the news of the day." About Newsy.com

 

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Newsy.com (http://www.newsy.com ) is a multiperspective online video news site that monitors, synthesizes and presents the world's news coverage. Through short video segments available on the web, Newsy.com offers a way to accelerate the global understanding of a news story. About Mediacom Communications Mediacom Communications is the nation's 8th largest cable television company and one of the leading cable operators focused on serving both large cities and small towns in the United States. Mediacom Communications offers a wide array of broadband products and services, including traditional video services, digital television, video-on-demand, high-definition television, high-speed Internet access and phone service. Newsy.com Press Contact: Alexandra@Newsy.com, (415) 596-9411 Mediacom Press Contact: rhollis@mediacomcc.com, (270) 994-6984