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Monaco Media Forum 2007 showcases Livestation

Matteo Berlucchi demonstrates Livestation™, the global broadcast platform for the Internet, at Monaco Media Forum 2007.

09 November 2007: At this prestigious, invitation only event hosted by HSH Prince Albert II, Matteo Berlucchi (CEO Skinkers) will showcase Livestation: the first global broadcast platform for the delivery of live interactive TV and radio over the Internet.

Matteo will also be a panelist on the session entitled “Video 2.0: The Revolution Will Be Televised" where he will discuss his prediction as to why the Internet will play a fundamental role in interactive broadcasting.

Livestation, built on unique peer-to-peer technology acquired from Microsoft Research, will allow broadcasters to distribute live audio and video to a potentially unlimited audience of broadband connected consumers at a much reduced cost. Currently in technical trial, Livestation is due to launch in 2008.

Matteo stated, “Live, interactive Internet broadcasting will shortly become a reality and the implications for the whole industry are enormous. Broadcasters will be able to develop a whole new linear experience for their audience and the opportunities for interactive services are very exciting.”

About the Monaco Media Forum 2007 The Monaco Media Forum brings together leaders of old and new media for high-level discussions about the future of print, broadcast and online communications. Hosted by HSH Prince Albert II, the invitation only event focuses on opportunities in emerging media, as well as the implications for marketing, advertising and finance. Aggressively global in outlook, MMF provides essential perspective for strategic leadership in the digital revolution. www.monacomediaforum.org

About Livestation Livestation, the global broadcast platform for the Internet is designed to distribute high quality live television and radio to mass audiences at dramatically reduced costs. It is based on peer-to-peer technology co-developed by Skinkers and Microsoft Research, who have entered into a pioneering technology for equity collaboration. Skinkers is a privately funded technology company headquartered in London with offices in Milan, New York and Sydney. www.livestation.com

About Skinkers Skinkers is a privately funded technology company headquartered in London with offices in Milan, New York and Sydney. Established in 2001, their expansion has been rapid. Many of the world’s leading brands use Skinkers technology. Skinkers received corporate financial advice from GP Bullhound for this investment round. www.skinkers.com

Media contact: Kate Lothian (kate.lothian@skinkers.com), 07966 348 737).

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