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Phoenix, AZ, United States, 2008/11/03 - Thursday, October 30, 2008, Arizona’s 8th Congressional District Candidates Covered Critical Issues Facing Southern Arizona’s Technology Industry.
Modavox, Inc. (OTCBB:MDVX), Internet broadcasting pioneer and holder of several patented technologies, today announced that it solidified an agreement with the Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council (ATIC) to host the non-partisan Arizona Technology Council’s Technology Town Forum in Tucson, Arizona. Modavox was again chosen to provide the ATIC with web-casting services with their patented streaming audio and video technology that will facilitate the delivery of this Town Forum.
Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords (D) and Senator Tim Bee (R), the candidates for Arizona’s 8th congressional District, were at this moderated forum that had audience questions and answers and prepared questions covering the critical issues facing Southern Arizona’s technology industry, including the candidates’ views on the financial crisis and plans for economic recovery, improving education and attracting more students to study science, technology, engineering and math, reforming H1B Visa law, investments in federally funded research and development programs, reauthorization of and changes to the existing SBIR legislation, reducing the cost of healthcare, efforts to achieve energy independence, and more.
The Arizona Technology Council’s Technology Town Forum was held Thursday, October 30, 2008 from 5:00 PM – 7:30 PM PST at the Pima Community College District Office, Community Board Room, #C105. The link, modavox.com/events/aztech/1008/, has been set up to view the forum in its entirety.
Nathan Bradley, Chief Technology and Product Officer for Modavox, Inc., stated, “Making this webcast available during the final weekend and final day of this important Congressional race in Arizona provides a further demonstration of how our patented BoomBox™ live broadcasting product enables expansion of participation as well as a broadcast extension of this debate event. Just recently our BoomBox™ product has enabled a Sustainability Summit hosted by ASU and the New York Times Knowledge Network live from Washington, DC and Governor Janet Napolitano’s State of the State address to reach well beyond their normal capability. Our broadcast reach is global and our publishing, distribution, and targeted advertising software is exclusive to our customers. We will continue making progress in finding the right venues and events to execute scalable pay-per-view, sponsored and advertising based revenue from BoomBox™."
About Arizona Telecommunications and Information Council
ATIC is Arizona's recognized and authoritative organization guiding technology policy development, serving as a leading source of information and expertise on telecommunications and information technology matters. ATIC develops, promotes and supports initiatives and guides adoption of effective public policies that encourages wide-scale deployment and availability of telecommunications services and information technologies to ensure economic prosperity for the Arizona community, expand the region's global competitive advantage, enable continued educational advancement and support an enhanced quality of life.
Modavox, Inc., (modavox.com) the customized communications company, is a pioneer in Internet broadcasting, producing and syndicating online audio and video, offering innovative, effective, and comprehensive online tools for reaching targeted niche communities worldwide. Through patented Modavox technology, Modavox delivers content straight to desktops and Internet-enabled devices. Modavox provides managed access for live and on-demand Internet radio broadcasting, e-learning and rich media advertising.
This release contains "forward-looking statements" for purposes of the Securities and Exchange Commission's "safe harbor" provisions under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements are subject to various risks and uncertainties that could cause Modavox's actual results to differ materially from those currently anticipated, including the risk factors identified in Modavox's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
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