CMP Media's InformationWeek Enhances Mobile Newsletter

Breaking Business and IT News Updated Every 30 Minutes to AvantGo Mobile Internet Service Subscribers

Jul 16, 2001

Enhancing the value of its InformationWeek Daily Mobile Edition, InformationWeek today announced that its mobile newsletter will provide breaking news updates every half hour. The Mobile Edition, which has been featured on the AvantGo mobile Internet service since August 2000, had previously been updated once a day.

InformationWeek Daily Mobile Edition focuses on the needs of business technology professionals and provides PDA users with access to the most up-to-date business and IT-related news and information. No other technology channel on the AvantGo service offers such frequent updates.

As the leading provider of mobile infrastructure software and services, AvantGo's enterprise software and hosted network enable hundreds of businesses to deliver content and applications to more than 2.5 million mobile consumers.

"For wireless professionals who must be knowledgeable and up-to-date on the industry, this is an extraordinary service," said Jim Nash, managing editor of interactive products. "We will publish the most important and timely information for business technology professionals on our AvantGo service channel."

The Informationweek Daily E-newsletter is a component of CMP Media's recently re-launched, a content packager that aggregates and presents content for business technology professionals with buying power.

"We are excited to offer wireless business technology professionals with news and information to make timely, well-informed buying decisions," said Amy Sklar, managing director, CMP Media's TechWeb. "AvantGo mobile Internet subscribers will now be able to stay on top of industry news at all times."

For more information or to subscribe to the mobile edition of InformationWeek Daily, visit

About CMP's InformationWeek

InformationWeek helps the people who buy, build and manage technology drive business innovation powered by technology. In addition to the weekly magazine, InformationWeek provides a platform of information solutions including, InformationWeek Research, InformationWeek Events, which includes the InformationWeek Conference for business and technology executives and InformationWeek Daily, an e-mail news service. In May 2001, InformationWeek was named one of the nation's Top 10 B2B Media Powerhouses by Advertising Age's B2B.

About CMP's TechWeb

CMP Media's TechWeb ( is the network for business technology professionals with purchasing power. With up-to-the-minute IT-related news and information from, and, TechWeb continues assisting business technology professionals to make timely, well-informed buying decisions. CMP's news and information is created and managed by a team of experienced journalists who know the IT industry inside and out. TechWeb debuted in 1994 as the first online news source for IT news and information on the Web.

About CMP Media LLC

CMP Media LLC ( is a leading high-tech media company providing essential information and marketing services to the entire technology spectrum-the builders, sellers and users of technology worldwide. Capitalizing on its editorial strength, CMP is uniquely positioned to offer marketers comprehensive, integrated media solutions tailored to meet their individual needs. Its diverse products and services include newspapers, magazines, Internet products, research, direct marketing services, education and training, trade shows and conferences, custom publishing, testing and consulting.

   Michael Grover
   CMP Media's TechWeb


SOURCE: CMP Media Inc.

Contact: Michael Grover of CMP Media's TechWeb, +1-781-839-1213,