SOURCE: 9 Squared

August 23, 2007 06:00 ET

9 Squared and Univision Móvil Partner to Distribute Mobile Content

Univision Content Distributed Through BREW, On-Portal, Off-Portal Mobile Storefronts

DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - August 23, 2007) - 9 Squared, a Zed Company and global leader in mobile media solutions, announces its latest alliance with Univision Móvil, Univision's mobile entity which offers in-show wireless integrations, PSMS programs and the most relevant Spanish-language content. Through the partnership, 9 Squared is distributing mobile content via Univision-branded BREW applications, on-portal via various wireless carrier storefronts, and off-portal utilizing short codes and PSMS billing.

Billboard Top 50 Hot Latin Songs from Univision Music Group artists such as Jennifer Peña, Kinto Sol, Ivy Queen, Tito Nieves, and Graciela Beltran are now available as real music ringtones and ringbacks. The sounds and images from hit television shows on the Univision networks such as Objetivo Fama, Nuestra Belleza Latina, Premios Juventud, and Copa América are also available as mobile content downloads. Finally, original content from Univision.com will be available via 9 Squared mobile applications and distribution channels.

"The partnership with 9 Squared has enhanced the delivery of Univision Móvil's content to one of the fastest growing U.S. wireless subscriber demographics -- Hispanics," said Christopher Brunner, Vice President, Mobile Content and Services, Univision Móvil. "Consumers are accessing our exclusive catalog of music and television related content across most Tier 1, 2, 3 and MVNO carrier on-portal, as well as off-portal mobile storefronts."

Verizon Wireless subscribers can download Univision Tonos, a BREW discovery, search, preview, and purchase ringtone application from VZW Get-It-Now™. In addition, users can preview Univision Music Group ringtones and find purchasing options on Univision.com.

"9 Squared is very excited to be working with the strongest Spanish-language media brand in the country," says Jeff Ross, Chief Operating Officer of 9 Squared. "9 Squared's market-proven mobile content distribution platform and content licensing services were used by Univision Móvil to launch a variety of on-deck and off-deck wireless storefronts including BREW, WAP, Web, and common short codes."

9 Squared, Inc.

9 Squared, a Zed Company, is the #1 independent distributor of mobile content in the United States. Equipped with an industry-leading catalog of premium mobile content and extensive wireless distribution partnerships, 9 Squared's competencies expand the entire value chain of mobile media solutions including best-in-breed mobile distribution technology, direct response marketing and content programming and merchandizing expertise. 9 Squared is headquartered in Denver, Colorado. To learn more visit www.9squared.com.

About Univision Online, Inc.

Univision Online, Inc. is the interactive division of Univision Communications Inc., the premier Spanish-language media company in the United States. Univision Online owns and operates the premier Spanish-language Internet destination in the U.S., located at www.univision.com, and Univision Móvil, the most relevant Spanish-language mobile content and video, which includes in-show wireless integrations, PSMS programs and the industry's most comprehensive downloadable content catalog. Univision Online is a wholly owned subsidiary of Univision Communications Inc., whose operations include Univision Network, the most-watched Spanish-language broadcast television network in the U.S. reaching 99% of U.S. Hispanic Households; TeleFutura Network, a general-interest Spanish-language broadcast television network, which was launched in 2002 and now reaches 89% of U.S. Hispanic Households; Galavisión, the country's leading Spanish-language cable network; Univision Television Group, which owns and operates 62 television stations in major U.S. Hispanic markets and Puerto Rico; Univision Radio, the leading Spanish-language radio group which owns and/or operates 70 radio stations in 16 of the top 25 U.S. Hispanic markets and 5 stations in Puerto Rico; Univision Music Group, which includes Univision Records, Fonovisa Records, La Calle Records and Mexico-based Disa Records as well as Fonomusic and America Musical Publishing companies. Univision Communications also has a 50% interest in TuTv, a joint venture formed to broadcast Televisa's pay television channels in the U.S., and a non-voting 14.9% interest in Entravision Communications Corporation, a public Spanish-language media company. Univision Communications has television network operations in Miami and television and radio stations and sales offices in major cities throughout the United States. For more information, please visit www.univision.net.

About Zed

Zed develops and markets entertainment and community products and services for mobile and the Internet. The company is the leading mobile value-added player in the world in terms of revenue and geographical footprint. After the acquisition of MonsterMob, currently a subsidiary of Zed, the company is present in 37 countries, including Europe's largest markets, USA and China. Zed holds agreements with more than 100 mobile network operators and employs 1,400 staff.

Founded in 1996 in Spain, the company's history is characterised by the ongoing development of innovative services in the entertainment and leisure arena for mobile and Internet, and it remains at the forefront of the industry. To learn more visit www.zed.biz.