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Motive receives favourable judgment in High Court case

04 December 2012
Motive Television PLC
("Motive", the "Company" or "the Group")

Motive receives favourable judgment in High Court case

Motive Television PLC (AIM: MTV.LN), the digital television technology, software and services provider, is pleased to announce that a judgment in favour of Motive has been handed down by the High Court in the litigation with Mr Andre Vanyi-Robin, a former employee of Motive Television S.L. in Barcelona.

Mr Vanyi-Robin had been claiming that Motive owed him approximately £183,000 in respect of new Motive shares he alleged should have been issued to him as consideration for the acquisition of his shares in Adecq S. L. (now called Motive Television S.L.).  The court has rejected his claim.  Costs were awarded against Mr Vanyi-Robin.  Mr Vanyi-Robin is appealing against this judgment.  Motive is confident that the appeal will be dismissed.

Most of Mr Vanyi-Robin's other claims against the Company relate to his dismissal for gross misconduct.  The Company believes these claims have no foundation and will continue to contest them with the utmost vigour.


Enquiries:

Motive Television plc
Michael Pilsworth, Chairman
Leonard M Fertig, CEO
T: +44 20 7025 8425

Merchant Securities (Nominated Adviser)

Simon Clements / Virginia Bull
T: +44 20 7628 2200

XCAP Securities (Joint Broker)
Jon Belliss
T: +44 20 7101 7070

Media PR Europe
Gerry Buckland
T: +44 7774 860011

US:  Brainerd Communicators
Chris Plunkett / Mike Smargiassi
T:  +1 212 986 6667

 
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