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Live365 to Provide Thousands of Radio Stations to Music Fans Via Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005; Leading Internet Radio Network Available to Consumers via Remote Control
[October 12, 2004]

Live365 to Provide Thousands of Radio Stations to Music Fans Via Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005; Leading Internet Radio Network Available to Consumers via Remote Control

FOSTER CITY, Calif. --(Business Wire)-- Oct. 12, 2004 -- Live365, the largest Internet radio network, today announced that its Internet radio network and diverse array of stations will again be available on Microsoft Windows XP Media Center Edition. The latest version, Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005, was unveiled today at the Microsoft "Digital Entertainment Anywhere" launch event. Live365 has designed a version of its service optimized for access via the Media Center Edition interface to enable the streaming of Internet radio from any part of the digital living room, on the sofa, or across the room with a remote control. Customers can conveniently preset their favorite Live365 stations and listen to music with the easy-to-use navigation features of the new Windows XP Media Center 2005.

"We were so pleased with the feedback from our implementation of Windows XP Media Center Edition 2004 and are now pleased to have upgraded and enhanced the user experience for this latest version of Windows XP Media Center," said Mark Lam, CEO of Live365. "Media Center Edition is a valuable platform for us to deliver Internet radio off-the-desktop and into the home."

"Bringing the widest variety of high-quality entertainment choices to our customers is a key part of our vision of making digital entertainment available anywhere," said Kevin Unangst, director of Windows consumer marketing for Microsoft Corp. "We're very excited that Live365 radio continues to deliver great value to our Windows XP Media Center Edition customers."

The Live365 features available via remote control through the Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 include:

-- Access to thousands of stations in the Live365 Network

-- Live365 preset features

-- Information on currently playing tracks

-- Volume control

-- Ability to access stations via the Media Center Extender

Windows XP Media Center Edition 2005 is immediately available in major retail outlets and direct from leading computer manufacturers including Dell, Gateway, HP, Sony and Toshiba as well as from thousands of system builders.

About Live365

With thousands of stations and more than 2 million listeners a month, Live365 is the largest Internet radio network. The Company gives individuals and organizations a "voice" to be able to reach a global audience, while offering radio listeners an unparalleled choice in music and other audio content. Through easy-to-use tools and services, anyone with a computer and an Internet connection can create their own Internet radio station. As a result, Live365 offers the most diverse array of high-quality radio available today, with thousands of stations spanning myriad genres and over 150 countries.

Launched in July 1999, Live365 is a two-time winner of the Best Radio Website Award from the Web Marketing Association, a two-time winner of the People's Voice award for Best Music Site at the Webby Awards, and has received Best-of-Web designations from and the San Francisco Chronicle. The Company is a member of the Digital Media Association (DiMA), the National Association of Broadcasters (NAB), the Association for Independent Music (AFIM), the Intercollegiate Broadcasting System (IBS), and Collegiate Broadcasters, Inc. (CBI). Based in Foster City, California, Live365 is DMCA-compliant and pays royalties to labels, artists, songwriters and publishers.

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