Clear Channel Outdoor Digital Networks to Display 2008 Presidential Election Results

Real-Time Feeds from MSNBC to Reach Millions of Americans in 25 Markets PSA from "Declare Yourself" Encourages Voting


Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) today announced that its digital billboard networks will provide the public with real-time tally updates and final results of the 2008 Presidential Election through live RSS-feeds from, reaching millions of motorists, commuters and pedestrians. From Los Angeles to New York, 250 Clear Channel digital billboards, 300 Digital Smart Tops on New York- and Boston-based taxis, and signage provided by Clear Channel Branded Cities in Westgate City Center in Arizona will show results of the electorate and popular vote.

Additionally, leading up to Election Day, Clear Channel is posting a Public Service Announcement (PSA) with creative from the "Declare Yourself" organization, reminding individuals to vote. Advertisements and public service messaging are scheduled into a rotation and can be dynamically updated by satellite as needed. While this flexibility greatly benefits advertisers, it is also pivotal to community awareness. Clear Channel Outdoor's digital networks are used by the FBI to display "wanted" messages across the country to apprehend criminal suspects, and by AMBER Alert programs enabling local law enforcement to disseminate and almost instantaneously update both text information and any available photographs when a child has been abducted.

"Clear Channel Outdoor's growing digital billboard networks now offer access to a an ever wider audience, and we are proud to bring to the travelling public instant election results updates about one of the most important presidential elections in American history," said Paul Meyer, President and CEO, Clear Channel Outdoor for the Americas.

About Clear Channel Outdoor

Clear Channel Outdoor (NYSE:CCO) is the world's largest outdoor advertising company with close to one million displays in over 50 countries across 5 continents. In the United States, the company operates just under 200,000 advertising displays and has a presence in 49 of the top 50 Designated Market Areas. It also operates airport, rail, taxi and mall advertising businesses worldwide. Its Spectacolor (U.S.) and DEFI (international) divisions are the global market leaders in spectacular sign displays, including in New York's Times Square. Clear Channel Adshel is the company's international street furniture division, which operates over 3,500 municipal advertising contracts worldwide. Clear Channel Outdoor also operates digital displays and networks in most of its divisions. More information may be found by visiting

Source: Clear Channel Outdoor Holdings