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My-HD brings One America News Network and AWE to TV Viewers across the Middle East and North Africa

 

April 17, 2014 --

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates and WASHINGTON, April 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --My-HD and Herring Networks, Inc. today announced the launch of three channels, namely One America News Network, AWE, and AWE 3D on My-HD's video direct-to-home platform. The Herring Networks channels launched on My HD across the Middle East and North Africa.

Cliff Nelson, CEO of My-HD stated, "We're pleased to further enhance the programming offering on My-HD with the addition of these three quality networks. This agreement increases our HD channel offering to over 40 quality networks, which is more than any other DTH/satellite TV platform in the region. We will continue to strive to provide the best viewing experience to our subscribers in the MENA region."

"We're excited to bring our networks to one of the fastest growing direct-to-home video platforms in the region, My-HD," stated Robert Herring, Sr., CEO of Herring Networks. "We're thrilled to have our lifestyle and entertainment network, AWE, in multiple formats, on another international video system. This is the first international deployment for One America News Network on a direct-to-home platform internationally and we are simply thrilled. It's our vision to have One America News Network become a major relied upon brand for credible news worldwide."


All three of Herring Networks, Inc.'s linear network feeds are available above the Middle East and North Africa region for satellite delivery to additional video platforms.

Herring Networks, Inc. is not a newcomer in producing content and operating national cable networks. The company launched one of the first all high definition cable networks, A Wealth of Entertainment, "AWE", formerly known as WealthTV, which is celebrating its 10-year anniversary this summer.

One America News Network is the newest cable network launched by Herring Networks, Inc. The 24/7 cable news channel launched on July 4, 2013. In the United States, Herring Networks, Inc. previously announced the addition of One America News Network on Verizon FiOS TV nationally, Consolidated Communications, Inc., Centurylink PRISM TV, Duncan Cable and other regional TV providers. Verizon FiOS TV customers can enjoy One America News Network on channel 116 in SD and 616 in HD.

About Herring Networks, Inc.

Herring Networks, Inc., based in San Diego, CA and Washington, D.C., currently owns and operates two linear cable networks, namely One America News Network ("OANN") and A Wealth of Entertainment ("AWE"). One America News Network ("OANN"), which launched on July 4, 2013, provides an independent source of credible national and international news around the clock. In addition to external newsgathering sources, the network operates news bureaus in Washington, D.C. and California. OANN is currently available on select cable systems in Arizona, California, Colorado, Delaware, Florida, Illinois, Kansas, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, Texas and Wisconsin and on Verizon FiOS TV nationally. Programming on OANN consists of breaking national and international news, substantive debates and political talk shows, current affairs programming and independent, cutting edge political discussions with the independent and conservative audience in mind. For more information on One America News Network, please visit www.OANN.com.

A Wealth of Entertainment ("AWE") features a wide range of lifestyle and entertainment programming from exotic travel and outrageous homes to live world championship boxing. AWE is featured on over a hundred cable providers, including AT&T U-Verse, Consolidated Communications, and Verizon FiOS. For more information, please visit www.awetv.com.

ABOUT MY HD

Established in 2012 and headquartered in Dubai Media City, My-HD is the leading and first ultra-low pay Direct to Home (DTH) platform. The High Definition satellite Pay-TV platform which aims to provide the best viewing experience to consumers in the MENA region at an affordable price now offers over 56 Channels, out of which 45 are HD.

Some of the prominent channels available to subscribers are the 9 MBC HD channels, two of which are exclusive to My-HD; Discovery Science HD and Animal Planet HD, five exclusive Rotana HD channels; four exclusive HD channels from Al Nahar and six new and exclusive HD channels from Olympusat; in addition to other new and exclusive channels like Physique TV HD and CMusic.

My-HD has successfully brought international brand channels to the consumers to reinforce their value proposition. An agreement with GMA International, the Philippines' number 1 Terrestrial TV Network was the first of its kind; this agreement has led My-HD to enter international markets.

A large number of digital HD receiver brands such as Humax, Altech UEC, Galaxis and Cambridge in GCC countries, NHE in Kuwait, TruView in Saudi Arabia and Tevicom in Morocco are compatible with the My-HD platform, which offers both Irdeto and Conax conditional access systems.

My-HD has a growing network of distributors across the MENA region. Approved receivers and viewing cards are available in traditional shops as well as major hypermarkets and department stores in the region including Carrefour, Panda, Lulu, Sharaf DG, Emax, Extra, and HyperPanda among many others.

For more information, contact:

Sarah Nunez - Press Coordinator
Herring Networks, Inc.
Phone: 858-270-6900
sarah.nunez@oann.com

SOURCE Herring Networks, Inc.

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