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November 3rd, 1999

[2:00 PM] QuickTime Streaming Host Offers Half-Price Hosting In November
by Staff has announced a special offer for November that allows users to get QuickTime Streaming hosting for half-price. The company is looking to find out why their customers are interested in QuickTime Streaming and is putting their money where their mouth is. According to Company has democratized streaming Quicktime 4. Steve Jobs said over 20 million people have already downloaded the QuickTime 4 client. One reason QuickTime is not being used more as an intercasting medium is that to use it one needs expensive Mac OS X Server boxes hooked into high bandwidth data lines. has fixed that by offering accounts on their own network. has not only serviced small web design companies and radio stations, but has even served up streams for Nikon Camera, Apple Computer and Sean King's "The Mac Show".

Now that has established it's lead in QuickTime hosting there is a major new announcement - For the month of November, all orders for QuickTime streaming service will have the price cut in half if customers do one extra step: Sending in at least six sentences describing why they're ga ga about wanting to use streaming QuickTime 4. Not only will they get half off of the price but on December 1, 1999 one lucky customer will be randomly chosen from the November new customer database and the money they've paid for their account will be refunded. founder, John Amoratis, says, "We've heard so many interesting stories from the people ordering our streaming QuickTime accounts that we really don't know what to make of it. It's a miracle really, I mean in the last week I've heard about pediatricians wanting to use our service to monitor their patients in other states, an organization wants to stream the speeches of Martin Luther King, and we still get the majority of our calls from people who have old fashioned QuickTime videos on their web sites and they're sick of their web site visitors not watching their QuickTime videos because they take too long to download so they put those videos on our streaming server network. We have this really strange mix of fulfilling lofty dreams and of filling practical needs. It's time we get to the heart of this whole movement and that's why we're hoping to get publicity and offer incentives for people to let us know why our service is important to the Mac-users of the world. I pray that this news gets some attention for Apple's QuickTime 4 technology and how it's improving life for Mac users because right now not nearly enough Mac-people are getting in on the whole QuickTime 4 streaming revolution." offers something new. Now people can Set up a Mac OS X Server account with just as easily as they could set up a Unix or NT account. No Mac user is more than a single phone call away from having a place on a Mac OS X Server which they can use to stream pre-made or live QuickTime material.

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