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Monday, August 25, 2008

American Media Services Interactive partners with FlyTunes to extend its reach to cell phones

CHARLESTON, SC – August 25, 2008 – Today, American Media Services Interactive (AMSi) announced that it is making its 193 online music channels available to listeners on mobile “smart” phones through a partnership with FlyTunes.Additionally, AMSi plans to create custom channels to take advantage of the reach and advanced interactivity the FlyTunes platform offers.

“With the popularity of smartphones and the mobile web, AMSi has been interested in offering listeners the ability to enjoy our online music channels while they are on the go,” said Charles Andrew Whatley, President of AMSi. “FlyTunes has solved the challenges inherent with streaming to mobile devices and we are pleased to work with FlyTunes to offer our audio content to mobile listeners worldwide. “

The FlyTunes network is the first content network specifically designed to deliver radio, video and podcasts to smart phones such as the Apple iPhone. FlyTunes currently offers over 800 channels of music, local and national news, top local personalities, weather, video, and podcasts to smart phone listeners in 130 countries.

Listeners can access the AMSi online music channels by navigating to from their smartphone, or by downloading the FlyTunes native iPhone app from the iPhone app store. There is no charge for the service. Initially, the service is available to Apple iPhone and iPod Touch users, but support for other popular smartphones will be available soon.

About AMSi
American Media Services Interactive, LLC, launched by the founders of American Media Services, LLC, is a digital media firm whose services include leading edge solutions for emerging media,engagement strategies for audio/video streaming, customized and branded music channels, HD radio formats, content management systems, custom application development, website programming and design and corporate/retail “Store-casting” at point-of-purchase. Visit

About FlyTunes
FlyTunes was founded as 2006 by a group of seasoned PC industry veterans to create cutting edge media management technology for mobile digital media players. In January 2008, the company announced its revolutionary content network that delivers digital broadcasts to portable cell phones and media players. FlyTunes offers its broadcast server software to CDNs and ISPs for free, which dramatically improves quality of service for stream delivery. FlyTunes is a registered trademark.

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