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Access1 and Davnet Sign Broadband Content Agreement

[Sydney, AUSTRALIA] Multimedia content provider Access1 will provide its AccessTV content to Davnet Telecommunications under an umbrella agreement announced by the two companies.

The content distribution agreement will give Davnet the right to stream all of Access1's broadband content through its networks with an option to view specialty channels from including Sydney 2000 Olympic Games coverage delivered to PCs according to Access1's strategic alliance with Seven Network Pay Television station, C7.

"In addition to providing high speed Internet, data and voice services through a single Ethernet socket, this agreement enables us to provide our corporate clients with TV like channels, relevant to their businesses, directly on their PC's," said Davnet MD Michael Bosilkovski.

"This agreement is a further step in our strategy of setting a platform to deliver the range of Access1's multimedia services across all networks, regardless of the technology employed, as well as on the Access1 satellite network being rolled out nationally," said Mr Spence. "Through the delivery of TV quality services directly to the PC's of the corporate world, Access1 are creating a new market for the delivery of full-motion interactive advertising, which can be served to individual users or demographics across all delivery platforms and networks."