LONDON and HANOVER, February 7 /PRNewswire/ --

- Technology Website heise online Launched in UK

The German publishing company Heise Media Group is taking another step in the internationalisation of its online business with the launch of heise online UK on Wednesday, 6th of February. The website at features a news service covering IT, telecommunications and technology, with more channels focussing on specialised subjects: heise Security, heise networks and heise Open Source.

After the successful launch of heise Security UK in summer 2006 and heise online in Poland in autumn 2006 Heise plans to deliver high-quality IT and technology news for the English-speaking world. Editor-in-chief of the UK website is Jonathan Bennett, formerly a senior editor at Jonathan has over 12 years experience in technology publishing, both online and in print. The London-based editorial team will cover products and trends in the British technology market with the same depth and accuracy Heise's German readers have come to expect. In-depth reporting of security, network technology and open source software will have a local perspective and a critical eye.

Advertising and marketing for the British branch of the company will be managed from Heise's base in Hanover, Germany, with Joerg Muehle, publisher online in charge. Oliver, Smith & Partners (, who have worked with Heise since 2000, are available as a direct contact in London. "It's our aim to establish heise online in the English-speaking world. The UK is the perfect platform for us", says Muehle. "After receiving recognition with heise Security UK we want to extend Heise's content in English."

heise online UK

Heise Media UK Ltd. 18 Abbeville Mews 88

Clapham Park Road London SW4 7BX


Picture of Jonathan Bennett Editor-in-chief

Press contact: Jonathan Bennett Heise Media UK Ltd, 18 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road London SW4 7BX Email: Telephone: +49-511-5352-141

Press contact: Jonathan Bennett Heise Media UK Ltd 18 Abbeville Mews, 88 Clapham Park Road London SW4 7BX Email:, Telephone: +49-511-5352-141