SOURCE: ON24, Inc.

July 21, 2005 05:00 ET

ON24 Granted Patent for Internet-Based, Personalized Broadcast Networks

SAN FRANCISCO, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- July 21, 2005 -- ON24 Inc., the global leader in webcast and multimedia communication solutions, today announced that it has been granted U.S. Patent Number 6,859,838 titled Media Player with Programmable Playlists. The patent covers, among other things, a method for developing Internet-based, user programmable personalized broadcast networks.

"This patent is an addition to our intellectual property portfolio, and exhibits ON24's leadership in the webcast and multimedia communications market. We are committed to developing leading-edge technologies and products in our continued goal of providing better business solutions to our customers," said Sharat Sharan, President and CEO of ON24, Inc.

About ON24, Inc.

ON24 is a leading provider of webcast and multimedia communication solutions. ON24 offers one-stop solutions for internal and external multimedia communications for customers in the enterprise, technology, life sciences, government and financial services industries. More than 500 leading companies including Cardinal Health, Cisco Systems, Credit Suisse First Boston, Hewlett-Packard, Merrill Lynch, NCAA, Philips, and Sun Microsystems use ON24 for activities such as conferences and events, product launches, sales training, continuing medical education, executive announcements, equity research and financial road shows. Based in San Francisco, the privately held company was founded in 1998.

Companies interested in learning more about ON24's complete line of webcasting solutions can call 415.369.8000 or send inquiries to

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