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GlobeCast WorldTV to Supply SIVOO with International TV Content.

15.02.2008 - 19:42

GlobeCast WorldTV to Supply SIVOO with International TV Content.


SIVOO Gains Access to More Than 60 WorldTV Channels in High Demand Languages

NEW YORK and PHILADELPHIA, March 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ — GlobeCast WorldTV, the leading aggregator and distributor of international television in America, and SIVOO(TM) Holdings, Inc. , the first Internet TV network of multicultural on-demand entertainment programming, today announced that content from more than 60 of GlobeCast’s WorldTV channels will be carried by SIVOO when the service becomes available in June.

Under the terms of the agreement, GlobeCast WorldTV will license a wide range of programming to SIVOO. The premier television packages will be distributed via SIVOO’s Internet TV network. Content will be available in high-demand languages including Chinese, Russian, Tagalog, Korean, Italian, French, Arabic, Tamil, Malaylam, Telegu, Persian, Cambodian, Bosnian, Serbian, Macedonian, Bengali and Romanian.

“SIVOO is focused on the same objective as we are: to bring quality multicultural programming to the burgeoning ethnic audiences of the United States,” said Mary Frost, CEO, GlobeCast America. “This agreement reflects that shared aim and signals the start of a mutually productive relationship of which benefits will be realized by both organizations and, especially, visitors to sivoo.com.”

As a global content management company, GlobeCast delivers worldwide more than 700 full-time television and radio channels to leading DTH, cable, IPTV, broadband and mobile platforms via its global fiber and satellite aggregation and distribution network. Through its WorldTV international channel distribution arm, and via its IPTV broadcast center in Los Angeles, GlobeCast uniquely distributes content in full broadcast quality high-bandwidth video, providing optimum signal quality for full-screen television viewing via broadband.

“GlobeCast WorldTV represents and distributes some of the best and most popular multicultural content, regardless of platform,” said Burhan Fatah, SIVOO’s chief executive officer. “SIVOO is thrilled to be adding an initial 60 WorldTV channels to the SIVOO Internet TV network. The programming will be available in the languages of many of America’s fastest growing ethnic audiences, making sivoo.com a more attractive venue for viewers and advertisers alike.”

About GlobeCast

GlobeCast — a subsidiary of France Telecom — is the world’s leading satellite services company, operating a global network of satellite distribution platforms for DTH, cable, telco TV, IPTV, broadband and mobile delivery. The company’s global presence includes 15 teleports and technical operations centers throughout America, Europe, Asia, Australia, the Middle East and Africa. GlobeCast WorldTV is America’s leading distributor of international television and radio programming, delivering more than 210 premier television and radio channels in more than 30 languages representing 40 countries from Europe, Africa, Asia, and the Middle East, via Direct-to- Home satellite on Galaxy 25, as well as via leading telco, broadband and mobile platforms.


Founded in 2000, SIVOO Holdings, Inc. operates the first Internet TV network of multicultural on-demand entertainment. It serves the fastest growing segments of the U.S. population with more than 21,000 hours of quality on-demand content under contract that is delivered through an Internet browser to PCs, televisions, portable devices and mobile phones.

Only SIVOO gives consumers the choice of watching ad-supported on-demand multicultural entertainment for free or without ads for a nominal fee. SIVOO’s proprietary system currently serves video through Microsoft Windows Media Player via any Web browser.

SIVOO is headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, and has a production facility in Universal City, CA.

SIVOO is a trademark of SIVOO, Inc. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.


The statements contained in this press release that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements based on current expectations of future events that involve risks and uncertainties including, without limitation, risks associated with the inherent uncertainty of the timing and success of high technology hardware and software research; new product development; the market pricing of media content and related products and services; changes in consumer demand for Internet access to media content, commercialization of new products and services; Internet or network outages or failures; breaches of Internet, network, or system security; changes in network infrastructure, transmission methods and broadband technologies; adoption of new broadband Internet access technologies; economic conditions including interest and currency exchange rate fluctuations; changes in generally accepted accounting principles; the impact of competitive products or services; trade buying patterns; wars or terrorist acts; product liability and other types of lawsuits; the impact of legislation and regulatory compliance; and patent, licensing, and other intellectual property risks and uncertainties. Actual results may vary materially from the forward-looking statements. The Company assumes no obligation to publicly update any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise. When used in this release and documents referenced, the words “believes,” “expects,” “may,” “should,” “seeks,” or “anticipates,” and similar expressions as they relate to SIVOO or its management are intended to identify such forward- looking statements.