SOURCE: Joost

December 01, 2008 08:13 ET

Joost Launches Application for iPhone

Joost Now Available on iPhone and iPod touch

NEW YORK, NY and LONDON--(Marketwire - December 1, 2008) - Joost™, the Flash-based, global web video service, today announced the launch of a Joost (www.joost.com) application for the iPhone and iPod touch. The new free application is available through Apple's App Store (http://www.apple.com/iphone/appstore/) and enables iPhone and iPod touch users to enjoy thousands of hours of anime, comedy, drama, movies, music, documentaries, sci-fi and sports over their Wi-Fi connections.

Similar to www.joost.com, Joost on the iPhone is ad-supported and free for users.

"Offering Joost on the iPhone and iPod touch is an important step for Joost as we endeavor to offer users premium entertainment, where they want it and when they want it," said Mike Volpi, CEO of Joost.

iPhone and iPod touch users can choose what to watch on Joost in a variety of ways:

--  Browsing by category
--  Selecting "Most Popular" videos
--  Watching "Our Picks"
--  Searching for a specific video
    

Joost offers more than 46,000 videos including 18,000 music videos, 400 TV series and 1,200 movies and short films. Joost is available globally, offering content from more than 300 partners worldwide. Content varies by geography due to individual agreements with copyright holders.

About Joost

Founded by Janus Friis and Niklas Zennström, Joost brings video and social interaction together online. All of the video on Joost is professionally produced and streams on-demand to people around the world for free in a high-quality format. Today, Joost has more than 46,000 program elements, including more than 400 television series and 1,200 movie and short film titles. For more information, visit www.joost.com.

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