Jan 28, 2002 : WebStream Enters Webcasting Market


📅 - WebStream Internet Solutions (webstream.net), a provider ofbusiness Internet services, announces the creation and launch of its newWebCasting Division. In conjunction, WebStream also announces theappointment of Mr. Crawford Grimsley to the position of vice president ofWebCasting Services. Mr. Grimsley is a two-time Heavyweight Boxing Championand veteran of the WebCasting business.

Mr. Grimsley was responsible for the creation of Boxing Line and ProWebCast,two early leaders in this field. Since partnering with WebStream in 1998,Mr. Grimsley has produced live audience Webcasts for The American ComedyAwards, The Essence Awards, Miss Hawaiian Tropic, Victoria's Secret, TheCannes Film Festival, The Sundance Film Festival, and many main boxingevents worldwide.
In joining WebStream as head of the new division, Mr. Grimsley will beresponsible for the creation and integration of business-to-business WebCastservices with WebStream's existing applications and services. WebCastingservices that WebStream is now offering are video hosting and encoding, liveWebCasting, online training, online seminars and video conferencing. Allservices are available through WebStream's multi-media collaboration tool,or WebPlayer.
WebStream says its WebCast Services provide corporations cost savings bystreaming content online as opposed to conventional methods of trainingemployees or communicating with clients and prospects. WebStream's networkis based on an OC-12 fiber redundant backbone provisioned by UUNet withadditional gigabit fiber connectivity provided by Yipes Communications.

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