SOURCE: TVN Entertainment

January 22, 2007 07:30 ET

WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone Taps TVN Entertainment for VOD Services

Leading On-Demand Company to Provide Competitive MSO With VOD Services for Upcoming Launch

BURBANK, CA -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 22, 2007 -- TVN Entertainment, the leading television on-demand company, today announced that it has reached an agreement with WOW! Internet, Cable and Phone to provide the nation's 13th largest MSO with all video on-demand (VOD) services in conjunction with its upcoming launch.

"TVN offers the most integrated content and platform solution for VOD and it was precisely what we needed to successfully launch our new VOD initiative," said Cathy Kuo, SVP of marketing for WOW!. "Their depth of engineering and programming experience and the ADONISS interactive asset management toolset provides the ability to deploy a compelling VOD service to our customers."

Under terms of the deal, TVN will license studio, family and specialty VOD programming to WOW! and will provide the MSO with advanced asset management tools, including TVN's ADONISS 2 interactive system, as well as the TVNow rapid turnaround service.

"WOW! has invested heavily to provide its customers with a state-of-the-art digital service and we welcome the opportunity to support their VOD product offering," said John R Smith, Senior Vice President of Affiliate Sales for TVN Entertainment. "TVN is thrilled to have been chosen as WOW!'s VOD partner to access a broad spectrum of on-demand content across all categories, as well as a powerful asset management system to support dynamic ad insertion and other advanced VOD services."

About TVN Entertainment Corporation

TVN Entertainment Corporation, the leading television on-demand company, works with every major studio, network, and telecommunications video provider in North America. TVN is the preferred provider of original on-demand programs and networks. TVN supports an open, advanced technology platform, and offers the most comprehensive, end-to-end solution for licensing, managing, distributing and marketing on-demand content to virtually any platform. For more information about TVN's products and services, please visit www.TVN.com.

About WOW!

WOW! is one of the nation's leading providers of high-speed Internet, cable television and telephone services. WOW! serves customers in Michigan, Illinois, Indiana and Ohio, and is privately owned by Avista Capital Partners. For more information about WOW!, please visit www.wowway.com.

Contact Information

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    TVN Entertainment
    James Park
    Bob Gold & Associates
    (310) 784-1040
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