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AFP and Valota Sign a Global Digital Signage Content Delivery Agreement


August 12, 2014 --

PARIS and ESPOO, Finland, August 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --

AFP & Valota have signed an agreement for delivering AFP's news content to Digital Signage screens globally through service

Agence France-Presse, the global news agency, and Valota Ltd. today announced a partnership agreement focusing on Digital Signage Content as a Service (CaaS).

Under the terms of this agreement Valota may deliver AFP's news content to Digital Signage screens globally through cloud service. With this agreement AFP is taking advantage of the new opportunity in extending its media reach to fast growing Digital Signage markets.

"The news industry is constantly evolving and the appetite for news is increasing," said Olivier Lombardie, Commercial and Marketing Director at AFP. "Working with Valota will allow AFP to extend reach and revenues for its news content on Digital Signage screens globally."

"For Valota the partnership with a well respected and trusted source of high quality news content is crucial. We are very happy and excited about the partnership with AFP," says Kaijus Asteljoki, Valota CEO.

The service which will help customers maintain relevant, real time and localized content on their Digital Signage screens, will be launched in September. The service with its online interface is aimed at global markets. Valota already has customers using the service in retail, media, service provider and manufacturing industries.

About AFP

AFP is a global news agency delivering fast, accurate, in-depth coverage of the events shaping our world from conflicts to politics, sports, entertainment and the latest breakthroughs in health, science and technology. With 2,260 journalists spread across almost every country, AFP covers the world 24 hours a day in six languages. AFP delivers the news in video, text, photos, multimedia and graphics to a wide range of customers including newspapers and magazines, radio and TV channels, web sites and portals, mobile operators, corporate clients as well as public institutions.

Valota Ltd

Valota is an Intelligent Visual Communication Company focusing on Digital Signage Content as a Service (CaaS). The company develops HTML5 based real time content services and interactive applications for global Digital Signage markets. Valota specializes in integrating Visual Communication Services with the customers' key business processes and corporate culture. For additional information, visit

Valota contact: Kaijus Asteljoki, Valota Co-Founder & CEO: +358-(0)-400-701-629,

AFP press contact: Galle Charbonnier: +33-(0)1-40-41-79-41,

Jamie Gidman, Business Development Manager: +44-(0)-207-776-27-99,

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