SOURCE: Instant Media

July 11, 2006 08:00 ET

Internet TV Company Instant Media Surpasses 250,000 Registered Users

Company Continues to Grow Subscription Base at Triple Digit Pace

PALO ALTO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 11, 2006 -- Instant Media (I'M), a privately-held technology company pioneering Internet TV, today announced it has reached over 250,000 registered users. This milestone comes on the heels of I'M making PC World's "Most Popular Downloads" (http://72.10.43.36/im/pressrelease/05-31-06.htm) the week of May 22, 2006.

I'M officially launched its free Internet TV software on May 9, 2006. Its patent-pending caching technology turns laptops and PCs into DVRs, and delivers Internet HD (iHD) shows over broadband. Since launch, I'M's user base has grown from 15,000 to nearly 250,000. Additionally, more than 450 programs in both standard and high-definition have been added to the content directory, and more than 300 marketing affiliates have joined the recently announced I'M affiliate program (http://72.10.43.36/im/pressrelease/7-7-06.htm).

"The continued growth in subscribers for I'M's free high-definition Internet software is proof that users want HD-quality video over broadband," said Andy Leak, CEO of I'M. "I'M's software is uniquely positioned to deliver HDTV over the Internet. We are continuing to add new content and services to our site to enhance the user experience for viewing HDTV over the Internet. Our Affiliate Marketing Program is just one proof point that we are driving new programs for our users, advertising and content partners."

About Instant Media

Instant Media (I'M) is a technology company whose patent-pending software delivers HD quality, full screen video over Broadband Internet connections. The company's caching technology manages delivery of high definition media files and provides an automated disk management capability. I'M currently boasts an installed base of more than 250,000 users, with more than 450 channels of content from top media companies such as CBS, NBC, ABC, PBS, and BBC, with top-tier advertisers including Chrysler, FedEx, and GE, and over 300 affiliate marketing partners. I'M strives to create the best video platform for consumers, advertisers and content providers. For more information, visit www.im.com.

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