United in-flight music selections for sale
Disc Marketing (www.discmarketing.com), through an alliance with N2K's Music Boulevard, is selling audio selections that play on United Airlines flights. Disc Marketing, which also creates promotional CDs for marketers, recently began handling the in-flight audio programming for United. United will promote the service in the SkyMall catalog in October and through in-flight videos in November.
BPA rolls out integrated audit
BPA International, New York, has developed an integrated media audit that delivers audited audience data on integrated media buys including newspapers, magazines, Web sites, e-mail newsletters and other formats. BPA is now completing its first integrated audit for Miller-Freeman. The service is being announced through a print trade campaign and direct marketing.
In other news
E-mail provider iName (www.iname.com) last week raised $14 million in a private round of financing. Investors include Sycamore Ventures, J&W Seligman & Co. and Primus Venture Partners. . . . Ad network ValueClick (www.valueclick.com) today unveils 14 ad-targeting categories. They include: Computers & Technology, Shopping, Sports & Recreation, Women and Home & Family. ValueClick has more than 6,000 members. . . . Netscape Communications Corp. inked a three-year deal with Qwest Communications International to offer users communications services through the Netscape Netcenter site. . . . Preview Travel (www.previewtravel.com) locked down a two-year deal as the exclusive online travel service of ClickRewards (www.clickrewards.com), the loyalty incentive program from Netcentives, San Francisco.