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Motive signs £100,000 contract with RTÉ

17 September 2012
Motive Television PLC
("Motive" or "the Company")

Motive signs £100,000 contract with RTÉ

Motive Television PLC, the digital television technology, software, and services provider, is pleased to announce that its 100% owned subsidiary, Motive Television Limited ("MTL"), has been commissioned to produce a £100,000 single documentary programme for Irish television broadcaster RTÉ, titled "Forever Young".
 
MTL is a Dublin-based, award-winning, independent production company that produces programmes for Irish broadcasters, specialising in documentaries, factual and entertainment series.  The documentary, "Forever Young", looks at the provision of hospice care for terminally ill babies and young children in Ireland and will be produced by Jamie D'Alton.

Michael Pilsworth, Executive Chairman, said: "We believe that this contract win demonstrates the strength of our reputation in the television production sector, which is reinforced by our award winning production team in Dublin".

Presently, MTL is continuing production on a slate of new programmes including several major sports documentaries, "The Biggest Game in Town" about Irish poker players; "Batmen" a history of Irish cricket; and "When The Game Was Ours", a history of basketball in Ireland in the 1980's. With a well established and growing reputation and a strong production schedule in place, MTL anticipates continued profitable growth.

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Notes to Editors

Motive Television provides software and services to the global television industry, enabling Television Anytime Anywhere™. Motive's patented and proprietary technology platform responds to the heightened viewer demand for watching what they want, when they want, on whatever device they want; and is driven by the mandatory switchover from analogue to digital broadcasting as mandated by the International Telecommunication Union.

Motive Television provides broadcasters and pay television operators with enabling technology that provides opportunities to deliver highly-valued services to viewers that generate additional income and retain existing subscribers, comprising:

Television Anytime. A technology platform that enables digital broadcasters and pay television operators to offer enhanced broadcasting services with or without the need for an Internet connection. These services, include, among others, Video-on-Demand, Catch-Up TV, Virtual Channels, Sneak Preview TV, and Targeted Advertising. Television Anytime is currently in commercial operation in Europe both in digital terrestrial (DTT) and soon in satellite (DTH) environments. Patented in Spain and patent pending in the EU.

Television Anywhere. An advanced multi-screen multi-channel technology that allows a viewer to control and watch all the content received by or recorded in their main home television equipment on any computer, mobile phone, iPad or any other Internet connected device. Television Anywhere is software-based and can be updated via software upgrades on existing STB. US patent pending.

Motive's content division is:

Motive Television Limited, a Dublin-based award-winning independent production company that produces factual programmes for Irish broadcasters. It specializes in live sports production and sports documentaries and also produces factual and entertainment series.

Motive Television was founded in London in 2005 and its shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange (AIM).

http://www.motivetelevision.co.uk