SOURCE: Tivus, Inc.

Tivus, Inc.

March 10, 2011 09:12 ET

Tivus Installing HD IPTV System at Host Hotels & Resorts Property

OMAHA, NE--(Marketwire - March 10, 2011) - Tivus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TIVU), a provider of turnkey high-definition Internet-protocol television (HD IPTV) in-room hotel entertainment, today announced it has commenced a Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, installation of its HD IPTV in a 1406 room downtown hotel property owned by Host Hotels & Resorts.

"I am pleased to announce installation of our unique ad-insertion HD IPTV and content-on-demand (COD) system is now underway in a Host-owned property," commented Shiva Prakash, Tivus' president and chief executive officer.

Last week, the Company announced it had entered into a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to deploy its new IP based, in-room content-on-demand systems in certain Host Hotels & Resorts properties.

"For the first time in the industry, hotels can enjoy a broad range of new revenue producing entertainment options through a true end-to-end IPTV solution. I expect to soon provide further updates on current as well as new hotel projects," Prakash concluded.

About Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc.
Host Hotels & Resorts, Inc. is an S&P 500 and Fortune 500 company and is the largest lodging real estate investment trust and one of the largest owners of luxury and upscale hotels. The Company currently owns 104 properties in the United States and 9 international properties, totaling approximately 62,000 rooms. The Company also holds a non-controlling interest in a joint venture that owns 11 hotels in Europe with approximately 3,500 rooms and a second joint venture in Asia that is developing seven properties in India with approximately 1,750 rooms. Guided by a disciplined approach to capital allocation and aggressive asset management, the Company partners with premium brands such as Marriott®, Ritz-Carlton®, Westin®, Sheraton®, W®, St. Regis®, The Luxury Collection®, Hyatt®, Fairmont®, Four Seasons®, Hilton®, Accor®, Swissotel®and Le Meridien®* in the operation of properties in over 50 major markets worldwide. For additional information, please visit the Company's website at http://www.hosthotels.com/.

About Tivus, Inc.
Tivus, Inc. is a technology entertainment services company providing internet-based TV and Cable programming, interactive game content, and goods & services to the hotel/hospitality industry. Tivus' unique HD IPTV system is a complete hotel entertainment platform that, for the first time in the industry, generates previously untapped income for the hotel through ad revenue-sharing. For more information, please visit www.tivus.com and www.tivusconnect.com.

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