Deutsche Telekom Picks Moto STB

Deutsche Telekom selects Motorola's IPTV set-tops for T-Home Entertain

September 1, 2008

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BERLIN -- Motorola, Inc.(NYSE: MOT) and Deutsche Telekom today announced a collaboration to deliverIPTV in Germany and Deutsche Telekom will use Motorola's High Definition(HD)-ready IPTV set-tops for its "T-Home Entertain" services. Thecollaboration will enable T-Home customers to access a variety of multimediaapplications in addition to standard TV offerings using a high-quality,optimized Motorola set-top which is already equipped for future services.

Within the scope of the contract, Motorola will provide T-Home with itsVIP1616E set-top -- known to T-Home customers as Media Receiver 300 Typ A.With the device, subscribers to T-Home's Entertain service will be able toview premium sporting content in full HD. Moreover, T-Home viewers can usethe device's electronic program guide to plan, record, and store what theywant to watch.

"As our customers become ever more sophisticated in their mediaconsumption habits, we chose Motorola's set-tops to ensure we provide ourcustomers with the best possible TV service, on-demand and in High Definitionas well," explained Christian Illek, Board Member T-HOME, Marketing.

Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT)

Deutsche Telekom AG (NYSE: DT)

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