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National Mortgage Professional
Jun 19, 2008

Splash Media announces agreement with Calyx to promote training networkMortgagePress.comCalyx Software, Point, Splash Media LP, Mortgage Professional Training Network, Mortgage Media LLC Splash Media LP, an online video training content and corporate communication provider, has finalized an agreement with Calyx Software to offer and produce the newly-formed Mortgage Professional Training Network (MPTN) to the mortgage industry via streaming video over the Internet. "MPTN's mission is to provide television quality training, news and commentary specifically for the mortgage industry," states Russell Gray, co-founder of MPTN. "Calyx's commitment to promote MPTN to their over 200,000 users demonstrates not only their confidence in the MPTN concept, but their dedication to supporting the industry as it pushes through challenging times. The mortgage industry needs to reinvent itself, and to do so, it needs a compelling communications platform where industry leaders, regulators and service providers can reach the people who are actively working with consumers on a daily basis. MPTN is the right idea at the right time. It will make the mortgage industry better." Splash Media has developed the programming and tools to create and publish online video books, and customized corporate and consumer training media, along with online networks to boost national and international companies' communications efforts. Utilizing a $5.5-million, state-of-the-art studio and an award-winning production team, Splash Media is able to quickly produce and deliver rich media content for global companies needing to effectively train and communicate with customers and teams in the field. Dennis Boggs, senior VP of business development says, "We at Calyx are happy to be a part of the MPTN launch. This new state-of-the-art network will be a valuable tool for providing industry information to mortgage professionals." Splash Media, LP's foray into the mortgage industry will be via its newest subsidiary, Mortgage Media LLC, which will be responsible for the full creation of MPTN including the production and distribution of real time and mortgage specific content to be broadcast on the MPTN network. MPTN promises to deliver daily news broadcasts as well as relevant training from leaders in the mortgage industry. "The mortgage industry is a volatile industry right now. It is in a great state of upheaval and transition," adds Chris Kraft, president and founder of Splash Media. "What the mortgage industry needs is something positive that provides direction, facts, comfort, communication, and training. Calyx's reputation and vast customer base among mortgage professionals makes them the perfect company to help introduce MPTN to the industry." For more information, visit or
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