TCS adds Dow Jones content to mobile marketStream service

Source: Dow Jones Newswires

Dow Jones news is now available via Blackberry and other hand-held devices, following an agreement with TeleCommunication Systems, Ltd (TCS) (NASDAQ:TSYS) to supply customised content to its streaming mobile service, marketStream, throughout Europe.

Financial professionals are now able to select TCS' Market Data application as well as real-time Dow Jones news covering specific asset classes in their preferred language: Dow Jones Newswires’ services in English, French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Italian and Dutch are available to marketStream users. Additionally, marketStream users are able to access the premium Dow Jones Economic Alerts service, which informs them of market-moving Treasury announcements as they happen.

Greg Smith, senior vice president for TCS' Enterprise Division, said "marketStream's customers are able to see up-to-the-minute price changes on a variety of stocks, commodities and indices. It is not surprising they would also expect to see up-to-the-minute news on their wireless devises. It is essential that the news we supply is accurate and trusted by our customers. Dow Jones Newswires is an obvious choice of news provider as it offers speed of delivery along with quality, breadth and in-depth market coverage."

"We're delighted that TCS has decided to use our extensive range of news content as part of its mobile financial information solutions for users in Europe," said Michael Bergmeijer, vice president, international sales and marketing, Dow Jones Newswires. "Increasingly, financial professionals demand to stay in touch with the markets wherever they are and, with our flexible news solutions, Dow Jones Newswires is ideally placed to meet their information needs."

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