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Comigo and Octoshape team-up to deliver an end-to-end social and interactive TV solution for operators

Joint solution brings the quality, economics and scale of cable, satellite and IPTV solutions to multi- screen broadband.

Tel Aviv, Israel and Phoenix, Arizona - January 8, 2014 - Comigo, the creator of a comprehensive multi-screen TV platform and Octoshape, an industry leader in cloud-based OTT streaming technology, today announced a partnership to deliver an end-to-end TV solution for operators, offering revolutionary social and interactive features and capabilities combined with a superior TV viewing experience.

The Comigo-Octoshape solution leverages the best of both technologies: Octoshape's patented suite of multicast technologies include multi-path and multi-source capabilities that enable a quality TV-viewing experience on broadband devices. The clear quality advantages combined with the scale and economic benefits of multicast technologies enable true operator-friendly business models such as a flat fee per subscriber and flat fee per channel.

Comigo's flexible TV platform provides an intuitive TV viewing experience, offering ground-breaking personalization and social TV capabilities, as well as contextual interactive value-added services. The platform includes a cloud-based back-end solution and an android-based set-top-box solution, along with client applications for smartphones and tablets (iOS and Android).

"Partnering with Comigo was a natural step towards delivering the ultimate user experience," said Michael Koehn Milland, CEO of Octoshape. "Its solution provides powerful personal, social and interactive capabilities which delights users through a simple and intuitive user interface and opens up new revenue generating opportunities for the operator."

"We are excited to partner with Octoshape to deliver an end-to-end solution to our operator customers," said Dov Moran, Founder and CEO of Comigo. "Octoshape excels in delivering TV quality experiences across best-effort networks with business models that enable operators to run a successful OTT service."

Both companies are engaged in numerous projects and are further aligning their product roadmaps to continue to raise the bar in OTT Delivery.

Octoshape and Comigo can be seen together at International CES, Las Vegas, January 7 - 10, 2014.

About Octoshape
Streaming media innovator Octoshape provides the enabling technology required to bring TV quality, TV scale and TV economics to the public Internet. The company is writing the next chapter of content delivery for broadband IPTV services. The Octoshape approach is more scalable, flexible and affordable than traditional content delivery (CDN) schemes, while providing feature-rich, high-quality viewing to the largest of audiences. For more information visit www.octoshape.com

About Comigo
Comigo is the creator of a flexible multi-screen TV platform. Comigo's solution considerably enhances the TV experience by offering revolutionary personal viewing experiences and social interactive capabilities.

Founded by Dov Moran, Comigo enables operators, broadcasters and other media companies to reach a leadership position in the TV arena. A highly successful technology entrepreneur and the inventor of the USB flash drive, Dov was also Founder and CEO of M-systems, which was acquired by SanDisk for $1.6 billion. For more information visit www.comigo.com

Michelle Soltesz
Sr. Director Marketing & Communications
michelle.soltesz@octoshape.com
+1 973.349.9818

For Comigo:
Iris Abramovich
Marketing & Marcom Director
iris.abramovich@comigo.com
+972 54.222.4607

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