Press Release ExtraTainment CEO Curt Roth speaks at Streaming Media Europe 2001 London

Rotterdam, The Netherlands, October 10 2001



ExtraTainment CEO Curt Roth will be speaking at the Streaming Media Europe 2001 conference on Wednesday the 24th of October 2001. The event will be held at the ExCeL Conference and Convention Center in London, United Kingdom.

Roth will be speaking at 13h45 on the second day of the conference. His presentation is entitled "State of the art: digital and streaming animation". In this presentation he will look at the various processes of online animated entertainment. He will discuss subjects like creating new interactive animation with Flash and other tools, which type of animated content works best online, whether animation is really the answer to all online entertainment problems and the diverse ways in which streaming animation can be delivered.

The conference will be held from Tuesday the 23rd through Thursday the 25th of October 2001. Besides ExtraTainment, speakers will include Endemol Entertainment International BV, Columbia Tristar International Television and Ericsson Internet Applications Group. The event is organized by Streaming Media and Penton Media. For more information on the Streaming Media Europe 2001 conference, please visit the

ExtraTainment is recognized as one of the world's leading companies for the creation and delivery of mobile multimedia entertainment content.

ExtraTainment offers streaming, narrow bandwidth entertainment content such as cartoons, animations and games to mobile network operators to be delivered on SMS, WAP, 3G (UMTS; Universal Mobile Telecommunications System), Pocket PCs and internet-based (mobile) terminals. Thanks to its narrow bandwidth-based multimedia content - a unique invention by ExtraTainment - mobile networks can now offer multimedia content at an early stage without the immediate need for high bandwidth networks like 3G. ExtraTainment's streaming cartoons can be sent over low to medium speed GSM and GPRS networks, enabling a 3G experience over 2G networks. The content of ExtraTainment is aimed at a younger audience, is not tied to any language or culture and is therefore extremely suitable for the global mobile market. ExtraTainment also delivers locally focused content for markets in Europe and Asia Pacific.

ExtraTainment is a BAFTA (British Academy of Film and Television Arts) Interactive Entertainment Award nominee. It is a winner of the Cool Site of the Month Award and is nominated for the Cool Site of the Year Award.

More information on ExtraTainment is available at:
Internet corporate
Internet entertainment
WAP phones
Pocket PCs

Note to the editor:

For more information please contact Public Relations Officer Ms. Mijke Niks, phone
+31 (0)10 4390200, fax +31 (0)10 4390210 or e-mail

For examples and downloads of ExtraTainment cartoons, logos and banners, go to:

If you wish to be removed from our press mailing list, please send an e-mail with subject “unsubscribe” to