SOURCE: DAVE.TV

September 20, 2005 09:00 ET

DAVE.TV™ Launches Public Beta of New IPTV Internet Broadcasting and Download Service

Now Available for Download at www.dave.tv, New Service Brings Consumers to the Next Generation of Media Enjoyment

SANTA MONICA, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- September 20, 2005 -- DIGITAL HOLLYWOOD -- DAVE Networks, a global IPTV digital entertainment distribution network, today announces the public beta release of its revolutionary DAVE.TV™ Internet broadcasting service, now available for download at www.dave.tv. DAVE.TV (Distributed Audio Video Entertainment Television or DAVE TV) consolidates channels of video entertainment from sources around the world into a service that delivers them to their PC, TV, mobile and/or portable device. DAVE.TV brings consumers to the next generation of media enjoyment through the delivery of worldwide, on-demand entertainment media.

DAVE.TV takes television and entertainment delivery into the new digital era and places Internet Broadcasting in the hands of the consumer using the free DAVE Media Center (DMC™) software. DMC™ is an intuitive and easy-to-use PC application allowing consumers to personalize how-what-where-when they want their digital entertainment delivered including videos, music, movies, photographs and much more.

"Using the power and flexibility of the Internet, DAVE.TV delivers on-demand distribution to a consumer's digital devices via Broadband-cable, DSL, or high-speed Wireless connections," says Kenneth O. Lipscomb, Chairman and Founder of DAVE Networks. "With DAVE.TV, you get the advantage of bringing your favorite video, music, photo selections, etc. to your favorite digital devices."

DAVE.TV provides consumers with the added benefit of customizing their programming through an easy-to-use interface, in the comfort of their own home. DAVE.TV is truly taking consumers to the next level of access to media and entertainment venues. Imagine customizing not only music and video play lists, but being able to receive digital content from all over the world to the digital medium of their choice. In the segmented world of Internet broadcasting, DAVE.TV brings it all together for consumers.

DAVE.TV also offers tremendous opportunities to media-makers and content-publishers through the ability to broadcast their content to consumers worldwide simultaneously. The system provides creative publishing with unlimited boundaries and opportunities to reach new audiences. To that end, DAVE.TV's "Content Exchange" aims to become an economically frictionless exchange where content providers can post their content for consumption, while having full control of rights management, billing, pricing and advertising to create a virtual broadcast ecosystem. This is in stark contrast to traditional broadcasting, where control of distribution defines the economic relationship.

About DAVE.TV

DAVE.TV currently delivers over 100 channels of content from publishing sources worldwide, and that number is continuing to grow rapidly. DAVE.TV captures local, national, and international entertainment in the form of music, videos, news, sports, games, and more. Content is broadcast through a virtual broadcast network via the DAVE Media Center™ (DMC™) software. Broadcast and Affiliate Partners in cities throughout the world are able to capture and distribute content in Windows Media 9 format as a DAVE.TV™ Affiliate and DMC Publisher. By distributing protected content with Microsoft Digital Rights Management (DRM) that can be enjoyed anywhere, DAVE.TV is staking its ground in the next generation of media broadcasting. For more information please visit www.dave.tv.

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