Stockholm, June 24, 2014 – Meltwater, the leading provider of online intelligence solutions delivering big data insights, and Opoint, a comprehensive European news and information service, today announced a new relationship that will provide Meltwater clients with access to select print and broadcast media content delivered by Opoint. In Sweden and Norway Opoint monitors more than 1500 print media titles as well as comprehensive list of national Radio and Television News programs.
Companies monitoring the Internet for news affecting their businesses via Meltwater News will have access to premium Opoint content as a result of this agreement. More than 20,000 companies throughout the world rely on Meltwater to deliver business intelligence. This relationship allows Meltwater to extend its premium content offerings and further deliver on its promise of informed decisions through delivery of actionable insight.
“Our relationship with Opoint symbolizes Meltwater’s commitment to providing our customers with access to the best available source base. In the coming weeks we will expand our product offer with a range of non traditional types of content and with those in place, there is no doubt that Meltwater will have the Nordic market’s undisputed best content offering,” comments Niklas de Besche, Meltwater Executive Director. “We look forward to expanding this relationship and working with new partners to provide world-class content to our growing customer base.”
Meltwater launched the premium content package to the Meltwater News platform in April this year.
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In Norway and Sweden, Opoint is a complete supplier of news monitoring and is today one of the biggest media monitoring companies in the nordic market, with more than 1.600 customers. Opoint deliver media monitoring from Internet, printed press, radio and TV. Opoint has it´s own analysis department that delivers media analysis for a diverse cross-section of Opoint clients.
Opoint currently delivers content and monitoring solutions to more than 30 other media monitoring companies in Europe, Russia and India. The system is scaled to the extent that they currently cover more than 100.000 websources and find 1,8 million news articles every day. When it comes to volume, they offer the most comprehensive coverage in the world.
Birte Steen, Area Director Norway
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