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October 25th, 1999

[11:45 AM] Looking For A "TV Guide" For QuickTime Channels? It's Here

A new company called guideCast has announced a new service that is sure to make users of QuickTime and QuickTime streaming channels happy. The new service is called Channel Guide, appropriately enough, and offers listings for upcoming shows on several QuickTime Streaming Channels. According to guideCast:

guideCast , a fast emerging media services company, today announced the launch of it now4.com branded Channel Guide devoted entirely to the QuickTime 4 player .

This first-ever QuickTime Channel Guide features regularly scheduled shows including movieclips, musicvideos, sport events, tech radio and celebrity interviews. Users can tune in to either live or on-demand shows. The launch of the Channel Guide allows millions of QuickTime users to have one click access to QuickTime based programming from their desktop. This companion application to the QuickTime player automatically updates when new channels are available and with its online program guide, users can see what shows are scheduled for broadcast up to two hours in advance.

"Q-94 FM is Winnipeg's #1 most listened to FM radio station, and one of Canada's most consistently successful Adult/CHR radio stations. We're committed to providing a great sounding radio station for the market. We are equally committed to bringing that same quality to our webcasting endeavors. That's why we chose Quick Time," said Howard Kroeger Director of Operations and Programming Q-94FM / 1290 Starlight. "Having a QuickChannel allows millions of users to get easy access to our programming."

With QuickChannels, viewers can select from stations in the Channel Guide, including Q94FM-- The only major market radio station that is broadcasting on the web exclusively in QuickTime . Other QuickChannels include: 1290 StarLight, broadcasting some of today's best music. The StarsNetwork, provides aggregated content on entertainment news, reviews and interviews. The TechRadio channel, brings users technical conferences, Macintosh news and shows. The N4Sports channels is the now4.com branded QuickChannel that brings the latest in sports news, documentary and highlights.

The company says that more channels will be added to the service during the next few months. You can find more information and download links at the company's web site.

The Mac Observer Spin: This is a cool service. It will be even more cool if they can add all the QuickTime channels on the market. Having a comprehensive one-stop source for upcoming content would be extremely handy and no doubt increase viewership on QT Streaming channels.

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