September 13, 2010 09:00 ET

Avail-TVN Adds Gary S. Howard to Board of Directors

Leading Influencer in Cable, Telecommunications and Satellite Industries to Provide Expertise and Counsel to Digital Media Services Leader

RESTON, VA--(Marketwire - September 13, 2010) -  Avail-TVN, the largest digital media services company in North America, today announced that Gary S. Howard, the retired chief operating officer and director of Liberty Media Corporation, has joined the company's board of directors. 

Mr. Howard is a director of Dish Network Corporation and Interval Leisure Group, Inc. Additionally, Mr. Howard served as President and Chief Executive Officer of TCI Ventures Group and Liberty Satellite & Technology. He has over 25 years of experience in the cable television, satellite and media industries.

"I'm excited to join this talented team with great Board leadership and a company with great assets in a media space that is dynamic, fun and challenging," said Gary Howard.

"Gary's deep knowledge of the media industry and his financial and operational expertise are a tremendous asset to Avail-TVN as we continue to grow our business," said Ramu Potarazu, Avail-TVN's chief executive officer. "As the pace of technology revolutionizes the ways we consume media, Gary's expertise will help us to continue to refine and evolve our offerings."

About Avail-TVN
Avail-TVN is the largest provider of digital media services in North America. The company offers a full suite of managed services that enable content owners and service providers to monetize video content through the delivery of programming to the consumer. Avail-TVN's mission is to work with both content and service providers to manage and monetize video content anywhere, on any device on any network at any time. For more information, please visit