Paltalk to Broadcast 'Match of the Modern Masters,' Sponsored by Talon Air, Featuring Tennis Legends Pete Sampras and Jim Courier, Live On the Internet via Interactive Video Community
Multimedia Socialcasting Platform Enables Online Audience to Experience
Live Sporting Events with Unprecedented Levels of Video Interactivity
NEW YORK, July 26 /PRNewswire/ -- Paltalk, the leading real-time, video- based community with over 4 million users, today announced it will be broadcasting an exhibition match between former Grand Slam champions Pete Sampras and Jim Courier today at 2 PM EDT. The match, sponsored by Talon Air, a leading on-demand luxury air-charter services, will be held at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, Long Island and broadcasted LIVE online over Paltalk's interactive video community. Paltalk will enable viewers not only to watch the match but see, hear and interact with each other through voice, video and text chat while the match is taking place. This will be the first time Paltalk's platform will be used to exclusively broadcast a live sporting event and provides an ideal venue for tennis fans to see a non-competition match between two of the world's leading tennis pros. "Our broadcast of the Sampras-Courier match is yet another compelling way our socialcasting platform is taking live webcasting to new levels. The layers of interactivity our platform provides to enable viewers not only to watch, but to interact with each other during the broadcast, truly presents a new type of 'virtual living room' where people can gather to enjoy all types of live programming, including sporting events," said Joel Smernoff, President and COO of Paltalk. "Online video viewing is rapidly changing, and we see it becoming more and more interactive as new technology presents compelling ways to experience traditional broadcast programming. Many professional sports with devoted fan bases are looking for more opportunities to bring events to viewers, opportunities that network television is not offering them. Paltalk presents a viable option for sports like tennis, hockey and other professional-level leagues to engage both existing and new fans in a unique community environment." To view the Sampras-Courier match live on Paltalk's video community, visit www.paltalk.com/tennis. About Paltalk Paltalk is the premier real-time, video-based community pioneering the new socialcasting movement. Paltalk's platform brings together traditional broadcasting media, social networking, user-generated content and video chat. With more than 4 million active users, Paltalk hosts the world's largest interactive video community offering thousands of users the ability to watch and interact with online video programming, including serialized shows, live events, and user-generated content, as well as interact with each other through real-time voice, text and video chat. Paltalk's diverse programming includes Paltalk original shows including regular programs with celebrities, radio personalities and newsmakers such as the radio jocks Opie and Anthony and Samantha Daniels. The company also broadcasts live interactive video chat events such as musical performances and comedy variety shows. Paltalkers can interact with the featured hosts and performers in real-time as well as other members in the room. Paltalk also offers its users the ability to create and share their own user-generated video content with each other and to the broader community. About Talon Air The leader in on-demand luxury air charter, Talon Air has raised the bar when it comes to service, safety and first class amenities. With as little as an hour's notice, one can travel to any destination around the world in luxurious comfort and the security that you are flying with the leading award- winning crew in air safety. Talon Air is based at Republic Airport in Farmingdale, New York and operates 10 new aircraft, with redesigned cabins and state-of-the art avionics. For additional information call 1-888-TALONAIR or visit www.talonairjets.com.
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