Ustream Announces Pay-Per-View Partnerships with the Learning Annex and 'The Adam Carolla Show'
SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 20, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Ustream, the leader in live online video, today announced that two major partners have signed on to deliver ongoing premium pay-per-view content. The Learning Annex will bring its unique blend of "edutainment" classes to Ustream in the Spring, and "The Adam Carolla Show" will be available starting Monday, January 31 as a daily PPV broadcast.
"We couldn't be happier to welcome these amazing partners to Ustream," said Brad Hunstable, Co-Founder and President of Ustream. "We are all about bringing great live experiences to our viewers, and now we will have a wide selection of classes from The Learning Annex, and Adam Carolla's wildly popular show, on a daily basis. This is a huge win for our users."
For the first time ever, The Learning Annex will bring its celebrity instructors and business gurus live on the web via Ustream. Soon, viewers will have access to quick, easy and affordable classes to enrich their lives and livelihoods. The Learning Annex has been the premier producer of education classes since 1980, bringing courses and lectures from high-impact speakers, such as Suze Orman, Russell Simmons, Sarah Jessica Parker, Tony Robbins, Deepak Chopra, Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani, George Foreman, P. Diddy, Richard Branson, Earvin "Magic" Johnson, Harrison Ford, Bethenny Frankel, Jessica Biel, Sylvia Browne, James Van Praagh and many more. Pricing for each live streaming event will vary but will start as low as 99 cents.
Starting on Monday, January 31, "The Adam Carolla Show" will be available as a daily PPV video broadcast on Ustream. Adam Carolla's fans, who now listen to Adam's show via an audio-only podcast and via downloads from the ACE Broadcasting website, can now see and hear the show and submit questions via Ustream's chat feature. Available only on Ustream, the live video broadcast of the Adam Carolla show will be available for $9.99 per month, as low as $49.99 per year, or, in a special introductory offer as a three-month subscription for only $15.98.
Ustream is the leader in live video, empowering any individual, public figure or brand to stream to a global audience of unlimited size. Ustream offers free broadcasting and viewing platforms for the Web and mobile devices. The interactive functionality within Ustream enables real-time engagement with Facebook, Twitter, MySpace and AIM. Hundreds of high-profile broadcasters have partnered with Ustream to reach millions of people. Ustream (www.ustream.com.) is a privately-held company based in San Francisco, Calif. Follow on Twitter (@Ustream) or fan at Facebook.com/Ustream.