SOURCE: TVN Entertainment

April 24, 2006 08:00 ET

Atlantic Broadband Calls on TVN Entertainment

Multi-Year Agreement Provides Comprehensive VOD Solution

BURBANK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- April 24, 2006 -- TVN Entertainment and Atlantic Broadband today announced a multi-year deal for an expansive Video On Demand services agreement. The deal includes the immediate rollout of TVN's platform as part of a turnkey launch solution. Content provided by TVN includes Hollywood studio movies as well as premium and basic network content, adult, family & kids, and specialty programming.

As part of the deal, Atlantic Broadband can choose from over 3000 hours of VOD content distributed by TVN monthly. Additionally, Atlantic Broadband will have access to TVN's exclusive TVNow quick turnaround service, ADONISS 2.0 asset management toolset, and local advertising.

"Atlantic Broadband has been aggressive in rolling out new digital services -- and VOD is no exception," said John Smith, TVN's SVP of Affiliate Sales. "TVN is thrilled to have been chosen as their VOD partner and look forward to showcasing the robust content offering we have assembled."

"TVN's turnkey technical solution and broad content library enabled us to launch our VOD service quickly, easily and with the best possible suite of programming," said David Isenberg, Atlantic Broadband's Senior Director of Products. "In TVN we found a true partner who is willing and able to share both their technical and business experience to ensure our new VOD service is as successful as possible. We look forward to collaborating with them on new opportunities such as VOD advertising and local content generation."

About TVN Entertainment Corporation

TVN Entertainment, a video on demand (VOD) content solutions company, is a leading provider of on demand television programming, management and delivery services. TVN currently offers more than 2500 hours of VOD programming from over 100 content providers. In addition to comprehensive programming services, TVN Entertainment offers the only single-source management and distribution solution for VOD, including content aggregation, packaging, encoding, asset management and fully encrypted transport via satellite to all video service providers. TVN Entertainment has been chosen as the VOD solution for many leading MSOs and telecommunications companies, including Adelphia, Bresnan, Buckeye, Blue Ridge, Cablevision, Charter, Comcast, Cox, Insight, Mediacom and Verizon. For more information visit www.TVN.com.

About Atlantic Broadband

Atlantic Broadband is a top 20 US cable operator. Privately held, its headquarters are in Quincy, Massachusetts. The company has more than 500 employees and 250,000 customers located in three operating regions: central Pennsylvania, Miami Beach and Maryland/Delaware. More information is available at www.atlanticbb.com.

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