Ziggo Uses Moto for VOD

Ziggo selects Motorola Video Server to power HD video-on-demand service

September 9, 2008

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BASINGSTOKE, U.K. -- Motorola, Inc.(NYSE: MOT) today announced that Ziggo, the Netherlands' largest cable serviceprovider, has selected Motorola's on-demand platform to deliver Ziggo's HighDefinition (HD) and Standard Definition (SD) video-on-demand service. Theservice launched commercially in the former Casema network in the secondquarter of 2008, and services will be expanded into the wider Ziggo networkbefore the end of the year.

The Motorola B-1(TM) Video Server and Stream Commander(TM) managementsoftware enable Ziggo's customers touch-button access to thousands ofprograms, such as movies, children's programs, documentaries and music clips,and support the planned rollout of HD content. Motorola's on-demand solutionhas now been selected by European operators that pass more than eight millionhomes.

"Consumers are becoming far more demanding in the way they watchtelevision; they want the option and ability to access their content in theirown time," said Joe Cozzolino, corporate vice president and general manager,Motorola Home & Networks Mobility, EMEA. "Through Motorola's leadership invideo, we are enabling Ziggo to accelerate the delivery of personal mediaexperiences to its customers. High definition is also a compellingproposition that can help Ziggo to reduce churn and increase revenue."

Motorola Inc. (NYSE: MOT)

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