STATE COLLEGE, Pa. June 25, 2009 - AccuWeather.com, the world's leading multimedia weather information source, and The Associated Press today announced the launch of mobile weather information for AP Mobile (www.apnews.com) on its popular mobile news applications available for the iPhone 3.0 and the new NokiaN97 mobile computer. As AP Mobile's weather content provider, AccuWeather.com will provide a full range of weather information updated hourly for locations all over the world.
"AccuWeather.com is dedicated to keeping audiences all over the world informed with the best possible weather information," said David Mitchell, Director of Wireless Services for AccuWeather.com. "We're proud to work with AP, the largest and most respected news cooperative across the globe. We have a great track record for supporting some of the world's most trusted sources for news, and we can bring great value for the AP Mobile audience through weather information."
The AP Mobile news application now offers current local weather conditions, 5-day local forecasts, radar and satellite images (where available), and links to the AccuWeather.com Mobile Web site for deeper weather information.
"The AP Mobile audience puts a high value on the most current and best information available," said Jeffrey Litvack, AP's mobile and emerging products general manager. "Working with AccuWeather.com, we can be sure that the accuracy and quality of our weather information is up to the high standards that our audience has come to expect from AP Mobile. By empowering users to choose their own news and local information on a city-by-city basis from anywhere across the globe, we view this deal as a natural extension of our location-based services offering."
AP Mobile news application, optimized can be downloaded for your iPhone or iTouch from iTunes. The application is pre-loaded on the Nokia N97 and is available for download from the Nokia's Ovi Store.
About AccuWeather, Inc. and AccuWeather.com
AccuWeather, The World's Weather Authority®, presents accurate, localized, branded forecasts and severe weather bulletins to over 110 million Americans each day via the Internet, mobile devices and IPTV, through the airwaves, in print and on digital signage. The 113 meteorologists at AccuWeather deliver a portfolio of customized products and services to media, business, government, and institutions, and inform millions of visitors worldwide through the free AccuWeather.com website. AccuWeather also provides content onto more than 200,000 third-party Internet sites, including CNN Interactive and ABC's owned and operated stations, The Washington Post and The New York Times. Visit www.AccuWeather.com for more information.
About AP Mobile
AP Mobile is an award-winning multimedia news portal developed by The Associated Press, a leader in the mobile news market. AP Mobile gives users news they can choose and provides anytime access to international, national and local news. AP was the first to debut a dedicated iPhone news application in June 2008, offering AP's own worldwide coverage of breaking news, sports, entertainment, politics and business as well as content from more than 1,000 AP members and third-party sources. www.apnews.com
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