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SPB TV Enriches Its Multi-Screen TV Solution with a Brand-New UI and a Second Screen App

SPB TV Solution for TV Everywhere with improved usability, second-screen features and updated content delivery platform will be presented at MWC 2013

(February 25, 2013) BARCELONA - SPB TV, a provider of technology solutions for mobile, IP and OTT (over-the-top) TV brings to Barcelona the next generation of its end-to-end Multi-screen TV Solution. SPB TV will showcase at the MWC 2013 new user-friendly TV apps dedicated for iOS, Android, Symbian and Windows 8, as well an OTT web-based interface available on all devices. Other updates include the SPB TV second-screen application, bringing augmented TV viewing experience to the subscribers, and new SPB TV Media Platform 5.0 with increased reliability and sustainability.

SPB TV is introducing new user interfaces (UI) perfectly tailored for each of the major mobile operating systems: iOS, Android, and Symbian, as well as existing clients for all other mobile platforms. Windows 8 fans will be excited to see a brand new app for Windows 8, designed in a genuine Metro style. A new OTT/desktop version makes SPB TV service available on all devices supporting Internet browsers. The new UI is fun to use and easy to navigate and has a clean, well-organized design.

An exciting new second-screen mobile application is also being launched, enriching the in-home TV viewing experience with social sharing features and augmented reality elements. The app makes TV interactive, giving viewers additional useful information such as actor or director trivia, sport players' and athletes' bios and statistics, detailed recipes used in cooking shows, or even alternative movie endings.

The new SPB TV Media Platform 5.0 features a revolutionary technology for creating a sustainable CDN (Content Delivery Network) and transferring live and VoD TV channels to all video-enabled devices (Mobile, Desktop and TV) across large distances . The dedicated FEC (Forward Error Correction) technology prevents package loss even on RTSP video protocol. The other Platform enhancements include:
1. New Business Intelligence and reporting engine
2. New CMS
3. Updated advertising platform
4. Encoders and Streamers v.2

"Nowadays television and Internet are being merged, allowing us to create extraordinary TV solutions at the junction of TV and IP technologies," says Kirill Philippov, CEO of SPB TV, "No matter how many users you have, 10 thousand or 100 million, and where they are located, with SPB TV you can easily launch a comprehensive TV service, with the same reliability as traditional broadcast TV, but much more enjoyable for the viewers thanks to fantastic cross-platform UX."

SPB TV solutions enable network operators, broadcasters and content owners to deliver video content to multiscreen devices - mobile, tablets, desktop and TVs - efficiently and with high quality. With extensive experience in usability design and a deep knowledge of the mobile market, SPB TV ensures an ultimate experience for multiscreen viewing.

About SPB TV
SPB TV is one of the world's leading providers of end-to-end OTT TV, IP TV and mobile TV solutions for video content delivery to multiscreen devices: mobile, tablet, desktop and TV. SPB TV solutions are integrated by the largest mobile operators, including MTS, Beeline, MegaFon, StarHub, BSNL and other device manufacturers and content owners around the world. SPB TV is a winner of many prestigious awards in multiple categories, including CSI Awards, TV Technology Europe STAR Awards, Russian Mobile VAS Awards, Mobile Entertainment Awards, Google Developer Challenge, and others. SPB TV mobile TV app - the company's own OTT TV service - is available across all mobile platforms and numbers more than 20 million users worldwide.

For EMEA & APAC Inquiries:
Amy McRitchie
Sonus PR
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Tel: +44 20 7851 4850

For Americas Inquiries:
Erik Fowle
Sonus PR
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Tel: +1 (415) 830-4530

For more information, please visit http://www.spbtvsolutions.com

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