KIRKLAND, Wash., March 24 /PRNewswire/ -- 1CAST, the revolutionary broadcast platform that delivers up-to-the-minute news video across the web, select smart devices and interactive TV systems, today announced the release of 1CAST for Blackberry, providing owners of select Blackberry devices with the ability to access 1CAST's immensely popular personalized video service.
With the launch of 1CAST for Blackberry, viewers can quickly access the day's top news across a variety of topics – Business, Politics, World News, Lifestyle, Entertainment and more. Viewers draw from content that is being added every hour to 1CAST from leading content providers around the world, offering the freedom to watch trusted local, national and international news sources, or browse through multiple content categories. What's more, they can share videos directly with their friends through social networking sites like Facebook and Twitter, on blogs, or even share via email.
1CAST for Blackberry comes after the successful introductions of both 1CAST for iPhone and 1CAST for Android applications.
"Blackberry users represent the most voracious consumers of news and information, and 1CAST is committed to providing them with what they haven't been able to get before – access to the latest video news from leading local, national and international providers - on the topics they are interested in most," said Anthony Bontrager, President of 1CAST. "Not only does 1CAST for Blackberry provide a unique personalized video experience that flows from web to mobile and back again, the video quality is unmatched, making video on your mobile phone a viable option for consumers, programmers and advertisers alike."
1CAST for Blackberry is available starting today at the Blackberry App World store here.
Onecast, Inc. ("1CAST") is the world's first cross-platform broadcast news and information service to put users in control of what, when and how they consume video news content. 1CAST's unique video search and newscast platform delivers near real-time video clips of the latest headlines in business, politics, sports, technology and entertainment. Viewers can also create personalized newscasts around the topics and people they are most interested in and access these personal channels across any broadband enabled or wireless device. News networks worldwide use 1CAST to reach new audiences, ensure their current audience can engage with their content in a uniquely relevant manner and to further monetize their daily news programming. Advertisers partner with 1CAST because the company is a trusted source of professional, high-quality news programming that can be delivered in a highly targeted manner across multiple platforms. 1CAST is backed by Eagle River Holdings, LLC. For more information, visit http://www.1cast.com.