DoDah Worldwide, Inc. Announces Agreement with Sky Way Aircraft, Inc. to Bring Free Wireless Internet Service to Commercial Flights
LARGO, FL - October 24, 2002 - DoDah Worldwide, Inc. announced today an agreement in principle with Sky Way Aircraft, Inc. in which Air DoDah® will be the exclusive portal for wireless Internet service provided by Sky Way Aircraft, Inc. aboard commercial flights. In-flight Internet service is slated to begin in the 1st Quarter of 2003 and will be provided free of charge to mobile computing users, at speeds up to 10 times faster than traditional cable or DSL connections. The only requirement for access is high-speed wireless capability (802.11b), standard in many newer mobile computers or available as a low-cost PCMCIA card.
Concurrent with the press release, DoDah® is running a 6-month promotion for its premium business listing, called the Interactive Portal™. The Interactive Portal™ retails for $699, but during the promotional period it is available at no cost. With an Interactive Portal™, businesses can communicate targeted audio and/or video messages to prospects or customers using DoDah's® streaming media. In addition, a unique, patent-pending feature of the Interactive Portal™ is that it facilitates a dialogue between businesses and their customers.
"The Air DoDah® agreement represents a quantum leap for airline passengers to access the Internet", said Mr. Bernard Petrescue, President of DoDah Worldwide, Inc. "What's more, never in the history of the Internet, has access to it been provided free of charge."
DoDah Worldwide, Inc. is a privately-held, Florida company that offers an Interactive Marketplace for businesses featuring streaming audio and/or video messages, without the need for viewer downloaded software or browser plug-ins. With DoDah's® proprietary Real-Time Advertising, businesses can enter and update their streaming messages at any time. Using patent-pending technology, DoDah® allows for successful, one-screen searches, even when words are misspelled. Air DoDah® is the exclusive portal for in-flight Internet access. DoDah® offers a high-impact, high-value advertising media for businesses and a high-impact digital media experience for viewers, on land and in the air.
Broadcasting is extremely simple, requiring only a home PC with sound card, microphone and a broadband connection. As soon as a broadcast is launched, the station is instantly added to the real time directory that is available both online at www.pirateradio.com and directly inside the Destiny Media Player ™. The Destiny Media Player has been downloaded by an estimated five million users; providing an instant audience for anyone with something to say.
Sky Way Aircraft, Inc., utilizing their patented high-speed wireless technology, has a primary focus on In-Flight Security Surveillance, Flight Management Systems and other anti-terrorism applications related to Homeland Security. The Sky Way technology provides the data and communications link to the aircraft, dramatically improving upon current in-flight air-to-ground connectivity. This enhanced connectivity allows Sky Way to provide simultaneous real-time aircraft monitoring and Internet backbone service.
DoDah, Air DoDah, Interactive Portal and Interactive Marketplace are either registered trademarks or trademarks of DoDah Worldwide, Inc. in the United States and other countries.
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