Motion Network TV

Motion Network Holding (MNH) heads South.

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Paris (euro adhoc) - Motion Network Holding (MNH) heads South.

MNH and TV4YOU will be partners for Southern Europe: Spain and Portugal.  TV4YOU is ready to operate as MNH representative in the Iberian Peninsula.  It  already represents Chello media, MGM, Al   Jazeera  international,  Vodafone,  Cabovisao, Portugal telecom. Thanks to this wide experience, TV4YOU  is  fully  operational and ready to go.

Ninety-eight percent of Spanish households have a television  set,   86%  have  a color receiver (in contrast, 76% have a  radio).  On   average,  Spaniards  watch about three and a half hours of television a day, mostly in  the  afternoon  and late evening hours. Five national channels now serve  a  Spanish  population  of 39.4 million and a television audience of 29.2 million. Of these five, two, TVE- I and TVE-2 are state-owned, financed by subsidy and advertising. Antena -3  and Telecinco are private channels, financed by advertising  ;  Canal+  is  private, financed by subscription.    3   million  TV  households  were  connected  with  1 million subscribing to cable television in the year 2000. In  the  1990s,  TVE's subsidy has not helped it overcome the growing debt of the company, despite   its stable position in  the  market.  In  contrast,  the  private   firms  have  been profitable.

Ninety-six percent of Portuguese households  have  a  television.  In Portugal, satellite is only proposed as a substitute for cable in some rural region,  thus in comparison with cable the number of subscribers is very small. In the  fourth quarter of 2007 Portugal   had  1.96  million  subscribers  to  the  services  of subscription TV supported by cable distribution networks or  satellite  (DTH)  - around 2% more than the number recorded in the previous quarter. As of  the  end of December 2007, the total number of cabled households for all operators  stood at around four million,  63  thousand  more households  than  in  the  previous quarter, an increase of 1.6%. For the same period the number of  subscribers  to the cable television services, 1.49 million subscribers, grew by around  1%,  an addition of  20  thousand  customers.  Meanwhile,  year-on-year,  there  was   an increase of around 5%, representing the  addition  of  around  69 thousand  new subscribers.  At  the  end  of  2007,  Cable   television    service    subscribers represented around 27% of all Portuguese households. At the  end  of  2007,  the television distribution service using Direct To Home (DTH)  technology  had  476 thousand subscribers, 3.9% more than in the previous quarter and 9.3% more  than in the same quarter of 2006. In absolute terms, this translates to  18  thousand more subscribers during the quarter. The Telecine channels, the cinema  channels produced by joint venture Premium  TV,  are  actually  packaged  in  Brazil  and beamed to Portugal. This results often in an erratic picture quality and in   the fact that subtitles are  in  Brazilian  and  not  in  Portuguese. There  is  no Portuguese cinema channel.

TV4YOU has a large experience for services both for TV operators,   Mobile  Phone operator, Technological companies and for  TV   channels.  It  covers  the  whole spectrum of the media world implementing locally what  MNTV  do  globally.  With more than 5 years of experience,  TV4YOU  is  a  specialist  in  negotiating  TV Channels contents for NVOD, VOD and Digital TV as well  as  general   programming such as information and entertainment.? It also provides for a  global  approach of the market inclunding Marketing, Communication  and  Advertising.    It  makes the link between upstream and downstream.

The partnership will combine Motion Network Holding European vision and  network with a deeply rooted experience and coverage  in  all   aspect  of  the  domestic media and entertainment industry from TV4YOU.

About Motion Network Holding Plc ("MNH")

MNH operates in the sector of communication and provides B2C  and   B2B  services in the area of Television, IPTV, Internet, media   content  production  and  post production, software and retail. MNH operating  services  cover  mostly  Europe, Far East and the US. MNH's wholly owned Luxembourg subsidiary Motion Network  TV

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music      dedicated      TV      channel.      For      further        information        visit
http://www.motionnetworktv.com.

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With more than 5 years of experience, TV4YOU is a specialist in   negotiating  TV Channels contents for NVOD, VOD and Digital TV as well  as  general  programming such as information and entertainment.? It also provides for a  global  approach of the market inclunding Marketing, Communication and Advertising. TV4YOU has knowledge over the international content market as well as   excellent relationships  with  Majors  of  the  entertainment   industry,  thus  TV4YOU  is extremely  competitive  in  this  area.   International    partnerships    already established with countries such as Spain,  France,  Brazil,  Angola,  Mozambique and Cabo Verde, guarantees the implementation of global solutions.  For  further information visit http://www.tv4you.pt/

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Further inquiry note:
Christophe Kourdouly
Telefon: +33 1 72 100 214
E-Mail: christophe@antetimeprod.com

Branche: Media
ISIN:      GB00B291K520
WKN:        A0M910
Börsen:  Börse Frankfurt / Open Market



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