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October 23, 2013 08:00 ET

SCTE Honors This Technology's Bryan Santangelo With 2013 Excellence in Standards Award

Industry Veteran's Contributions Have Helped Drive Maturation and Success of Advanced Advertising and Dynamic Ad-Insertion Technologies

ATLANTA, GA--(Marketwired - Oct 23, 2013) - CABLE-TEC EXPO -- This Technology, Inc., a leading provider of platforms for dynamic ad insertion (DAI) and alternate content delivery, today announced that Bryan Santangelo has been awarded the 2013 Excellence in Standards Award from the SCTE. Santangelo, vice president of software architecture for This Technology, was recognized at the opening general session of SCTE Cable-Tec Expo®. The award honors an SCTE Standards Program participant who has contributed significantly to both the technical standards program and the spirit of cooperation necessary for the success of voluntary standards.

"Bryan Santangelo has stood out as a pillar of the SCTE Standards Program and has brought passion and dedication to his participation as both an operator and a vendor," said Tom Russell, senior director, standards for SCTE. "As chair of the SCTE 130 drafting group, Santangelo played a major role in advancing the SCTE 130 Standard that is fundamental to cable's ability to deliver and monetize advanced advertising technology."

Santangelo supports software architecture and development for all This Technology products, helping to foster industry-wide growth of cross-platform DAI. Previously, Santangelo was a principal architect for Time Warner Cable's Advanced Technology Group, with responsibility for architecture and design of advanced advertising for video platforms, the company's API externalization and access strategy, and the video back office virtualized infrastructure as a service architecture. He is a recipient of a Technology and Engineering Emmy® for his work on work on DAI for VOD, currently chairs a major SCTE/ISO standard and actively participates in several industry bodies, including SCTE, CableLabs® and SMPTE.

"SCTE's recognition of Bryan is a testament to the continued commitment that he brings to promoting open standards in cable," said Jeffrey Sherwin, CEO, This Technology. "It is this cutting-edge vision that helps drive the success of converged IP and QAM delivery for advanced advertising through his work with This Technology today. We congratulate Bryan on this win and are thrilled to have him on our team."

To learn more about This Technology's solutions for DAI and alternate content delivery, visit www.thistech.com or the company's booth (#1967) at SCTE Cable-Tec Expo, October 22-24 in Atlanta.

About This Technology, Inc.

Founded in 2006, This Technology, Inc. provides dynamic ad insertion and alternate content delivery platforms that help MVPDs and programming networks monetize and easily place content on any screen. These platforms seamlessly connect video operations and advertising architectures for real-time communication about content and advertising availability. This streamlines the process of serving both local and national content and ads to consumers across VOD, network DVR, IPTV, TV Everywhere and mobile devices. This Technology has raised financing from General Catalyst Partners. It is based in Denver, with offices in New York City. For more information, visit www.thistech.com.

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