Yahoo Unveils Go TV

Yahoo launches Go TV service for PCs connected to televisions

January 9, 2006

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LAS VEGAS -- Yahoo! Inc. (NASDAQ:YHOO - News), a leading global Internet company, today announced the upcoming launch of Yahoo! Go TV, a new product that will bring the power and depth of the Internet to the PC-connected television screen. Yahoo! Go TV will seamlessly bring consumers' community, as well as content such as digital photos, movie playtimes at local theaters and other personalized Yahoo! services onto the PC-connected television experience.

The new service will allow consumers to take content from their personal computer or from the web and extend it onto the biggest screen in their home. Yahoo! Go TV integrates consumers Internet services, including video search and photos, into the television. Yahoo! will also look to make the company's music offerings available through this new service. Yahoo! Go TV will also improve consumers' ability to navigate and find all the content available on their television. For example, consumers will be able to use their remote control to see what's playing at their local theater or share pictures from a recent vacation with friends, all on their television screen.

The company expects to launch Yahoo! Go TV in the coming months.

"Yahoo! Go TV integrates the home television viewing experience with the leading Internet services that tens of millions of consumers already know and depend on," said Marco Boerries, senior vice president, Connected Life, Yahoo!. "This is about making Internet technology work for people in their daily lives. We want to give consumers everything they love about the web -- the open platform and the ability to find and view what they want, when they want it -- on their PC-connected television."

Yahoo Inc. (Nasdaq: YHOO)

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