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TELEVEN AMERICA to launch on Olympusat's Platform for Americas Distribution

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WEST PALM BEACH, Fla., Feb. 13, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Olympusat, Inc. has recently partnered with Televen America, the leading family and variety entertainment broadcaster from Venezuela, to bring its high-quality programming to the United States and Latin America with their first-ever international feed – TELEVEN AMERICA in HD.

Televen America's iconic programming consists of a mix of series and talk shows that includes popular hits such as:

  • Chataing – A daily late night show with well-known host Luis Chataing, that has more than 2.4 million followers on Twitter
  • Se Ha Dicho - a daily controversial talk show
  • Codigo Hermes – a well-known astrologer that gives advice to the audience through numerology and tarot card readings
  • 100% Venezuela - a weekly series that focuses on social issues
  • La Bomba - a daily series focusing on celebrities and pop culture
  • El Noticiero – a leading news and information show

In addition, Televen America's programming will include original content such as telenovelas, series, and lifestyle and variety programming that are all produced 100% in High Definition and in Venezuela.

"We are very pleased to bring Televen America, the iconic television entertainment Venezuelan broadcast network, to our affiliates in the U.S., as well as our new distribution channels in Latin America starting in Q1 2014.  Their commitment to high-quality original programming is destined to entertain and inform not only Venezuelan Pay-TV customers living in the United States, but to all U.S. Hispanics," said Tom Mohler, President of Olympusat.

Leonardo Bigott, General Manager of Televen states, "We are very proud to be able to export our brand Televen outside Venezuela and reach an international audience in the United States and Latin America."  Omar Gerardo Camero, Owner and Executive VP of Televen, also commented on the new strategy, "For our family this is a very important step, and now we are able to reach Latin American immigrants in the United States and in other parts of the world. This has been a long time dream for our network, and we now have the capacity to show the quality of our content to international audiences; this was our next challenge and we are very satisfied to do it with the knowledge and reach of Olympusat."

Olympusat has added Televen America to its extensive portfolio of Spanish-language networks and will be distributing the network to Multi-Channel Video Providers throughout the United States and Latin America.

About Olympusat:

Olympusat, Inc is one of the largest independent media companies specializing in ownership, distribution, production and technical services. The company has established itself as a leader in the Hispanic television and media space through its 68 Spanish language television networks, 36 of which are HD. Olympusat's top networks include Cine Mexicano, FUNimation Channel and the newly introduced Ultra HD Plex. Through Olympusat's diverse portfolio, the company also delivers a distinctive Faith & Family and Specialty Suite representing some of the biggest networks in the industry.

As a part of Olympusat's industry-leading efforts, the company has also launched two new strategic business units – Olympusat Telecom and Olympusat Entertainment. Olympusat Telecom has embarked in providing the enterprise and consumer customer with complete communications and business solutions through its IPTV, Video Streaming and CDN offering. Olympusat Entertainment currently provides production and post-production services, such as color correction and film restoration, which restores classic films to breathtaking HD quality for the very first time. For more information on Olympusat's brands and services, visit us at www.olympusat.com.

Follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/olympusat

About Televen:

Televen is one of the leading National TV networks in Venezuela, with a 24 hour broadcast feed. This year, the channel celebrated its 25th anniversary and expanded their whole production content to High Definition, being the only TV Network in Venezuela with this capacity on broadcast television. You can learn more about Televen and their content at www.televen.com.

Follow the company on Twitter at www.twitter.com/televentv

Media Contact: Seta Tokatlian, 561-249-5214, seta@olympusat.com

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