PORTLAND, Ore., Dec. 7, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Rentrak Corporation (Nasdaq: RENT), the leader in multi-screen media measurement serving the advertising, television and entertainment industries, today announced a multi-year TV Essentials contract with Free Speech TV (FSTV). Rentrak's service will help the network to better understand their audience.
Using both television and the Internet, Free Speech TV inspires viewers to become civically engaged to build a more just, equitable and sustainable society. Free Speech TV is owned and operated by Public Communicators, Inc.
"The intelligence that TV Essentials' granular measurement provides into our viewership is invaluable. As an emerging network we are excited to partner with Rentrak to identify audience trends so that we can make smarter programming and promotional decisions," said Giselle Diaz Campagna, Development Director, Free Speech TV.
Rentrak's TV Essentials is the television ratings database currency that measures all networks at a granular level in all 210 markets nationwide. The service incorporates data from over 17 million televisions and is the only fully-integrated system of detailed satellite, telco and cable TV viewing data commercially available.
About Rentrak Corporation
Rentrak (NASDAQ: RENT) is a global digital media measurement and research company, serving the most recognizable companies in the entertainment industry. With a reach across numerous platforms including box office, multi-screen television, and home video, Rentrak has developed more efficient metrics to be used as alternative currencies for the evaluation and selling of media. Rentrak is headquartered in Portland, Oregon, with additional U.S. and international offices. For more information on Rentrak, please visit www.rentrak.com.
About Free Speech TV
Free Speech TV is owned and operated by Public Communicators, Inc., a 501(c)3 non-profit, tax-exempt organization, founded in 1974. Free Speech TV reaches over 35 million U.S. homes, broadcasting fulltime on DISH Network channel 9415, DIRECTV channel 348, part-time on over 100 US community cable affiliate stations, and online at www.freespeech.org.
Contacts for Rentrak Corporation:
Sallie Olmsted / Amanda Bialek
Office: 310-854-8124 / 310-854-8151
Contacts for Free Speech TV:
Giselle Diaz Campagna, Development and Marketing Director
Office: 303-442-8445, x124
SOURCE Rentrak Corporation