Tivus Announces Internet-Based Video-On-Demand System Without Adult Content | Reuters

OMAHA, NE, Jan 24 (MARKET WIRE) -- Tivus, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: TIVU), a provider of turnkey high-definitionInternet-protocol television (HD IPTV) in-room entertainment technologyto the hotel and hospitality industry, today announced the development ofan advanced, Internet-based in-room video-on-demand (VOD) system whichenables hotel customers to select and control the available content andprovide family-friendly guest entertainment. "We are currently in advanced discussions with Marriott International todeploy Tivus' HD Internet-based in-room video-on-demand (VOD) systems,"commented Shiva Prakash, Tivus' president and chief executive http://Scarlett-Monroe.blogtur.com - Scarlett Monroe - officer."In light of Marriott's recent decision to discontinue access to adultmovies in its hotels, it is important to note Tivus' HD Internet-basedvideo-on-demand (VOD) system empowers our hotel customers to perfectlytailor the entertainment content to best suit the Hotel Brand experienceand their guests' tastes and needs." Tivus' unique business model generates income through advertising revenueand shares it with the hotel creating a significant new revenue stream.Considering the near 40% decline in hotel pay-per-view revenues over thepast decade, Tivus leads the way in ad-based, revenue-sharing HD IPTVhotel entertainment. Through its property branded and guest-friendly menus, Tivus' users canaccess free-to-guest programming, review their room folio, order hotelamenities, stream the latest Hollywood movies, enjoy video gaming, andexplore local attractions. Tivus delivers a completely customizedentertainment experience. Prakash continued, "Since many of today's guests frequently travel withpersonal business and entertainment electronics, Tivus' HD IPTV systemallows easy connection to all of them in one convenient and guestaccessible interface." "Early 2011 has already seen considerable progress. As we currently planwith Marriott to deploy our family-friendly in-room entertainmenttechnology, installation of our Doubletree property in Omaha is on trackfor completion in the coming months and Tivus' sales and installationteams are performing well as they bring Tivus' revenue sharing HD IPTV tothe world's hotels," Prakash concluded. About Tivus, Inc. Tivus, Inc. is a technology entertainment servicescompany providing internet-based TV and Cable programming, interactivegame content, and goods & services to the hotel/hospitality industry.Tivus' unique HD IPTV system is a complete hotel entertainment platformthat, for the first time in the industry, generates previously untappedincome for the hotel through ad revenue-sharing. For more information,please visit www.tivus.com and www.tivusconnect.com. One of our most important responsibilities is to communicate withshareholders in an open and direct manner. Comments are based on currentmanagement expectations, and are considered "forward-looking statements,"generally preceded by words such as "plans," "expects," "believes,""anticipates," or "intends." We cannot promise future returns. Ourstatements reflect our best judgment at the time they are issued, and wedisclaim any obligation to update forward-looking statements as theresult of new information or future events. We urge investors to reviewthe risks and uncertainties within its filings with the OTC Marketsand/or Securities and Exchange Commission. Media Relations:Steven Haag(832) 413-6206 stevehaag@tivus.com Copyright 2011, Market Wire, All rights reserved.-0-