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Telefonica Picks nCube for VOD

Telefonica de Espana taps nCube's nAble interactive management software and n4x video server for the delivery of VOD services

September 4, 2003

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PORTLAND, Ore. -- nCUBE Corporation today announced that Telefonica de Espana, the leading telecommunications operator in the Spanish and Portuguese speaking markets, has selected nCUBE's nABLE interactive management software and n4x video server for the delivery of VOD services across Telefonica's broadband IP over ADSL network.

The VOD service, imagenio, will initially be available in the Madrid, Barcelona and Alicante regions of Spain and is expected to expand to cities across Spain over the next two years. Television viewers will be able to select and watch movies and other programming at their convenience, and will have the ability to pause, rewind, fast-forward and play using their remote control.

"Telefonica is known throughout the industry for its innovative approach in leveraging their infrastructure to deliver advanced on demand services to their customer base and we welcome this partnership," said Michael Pohl, president and CEO of nCUBE Corporation. "This strategic relationship with Telefonica is further validation of nCUBE's flexibility and ability to cost-effectively deliver compelling on-demand services across multiple platforms, and we look forward to working with them as they continue to expand their VOD offering."

"nCUBE was an easy choice as our partner for delivering on demand programming," said Jose Antonio Castillo, head of the project, marketing department. "nCUBE has been the clear worldwide leader in providing on demand solutions for the telephony space. We look forward to working together and to nCUBE's breadth of experience and expertise in delivering compelling VOD solutions to support our long-term business growth."

The nABLE On-Demand Management System provides network operators with a complete set of VOD business management and technical operations tools, including real-time and historical intelligence reports. nCUBE's n4x video server provides unmatched storage and delivery capability, storing more than 200,000 hours of unique video content. The n4x can support communities as small as 5,000 to more than 500,000 homes with a single piece of content.

nCube Corp.

Telefònica SA

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