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Motive Releases Its TabletTV Internet Television App for iPhones

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Motive Television PLC

(“Motive” or the “Company”)

Motive Releases Its TabletTV Internet Television App for iPhones

Global App aggregates and provides easy access to all streamed television channels

Today, Motive is pleased to announce that it has received approval from Apple for its TabletTV Internet App that is available to any iPhone user globally.  The new App is available from today on all Apple App Stores in the world for a cost of $4.99 or £2.99.

The TabletTV Internet App enables users to access and watch any streamed channel and content available in their own market in one easy to use platform.  Users must satisfy registration requirements for subscription or pay channels as determined by the channel providers.

Examples of the channels available in the UK include BBC iPlayer, Netflix, Amazon Instant Video, Demand 5, ITV Hub, All 4, Sky Go, YouTube, and more.  Additionally, each user may customise his App to provide easy selection for favourite channels.

The TabletTV Internet App does not require any additional antenna or equipment and will work wherever there is an internet connection.

TabletTV Internet is initially limited to iPhones, however, the Company is working on a version for all Android mobile phones and will make a further announcement once this version has been completed.

Leonard M Fertig, CEO of Motive commented, “Providing a mobile phone solution for television viewing is the latest step on Motive’s roadmap to providing TV content where and when people want to watch.  With about 750 million iPhones having been sold globally to date, TabletTV Internet addresses a very large potential market and revenue source for the Company.  Apps that aggregate viewing options in one place with an attractive user interface have proved quite popular in the US and UK markets and the Company believes this product is well-suited for this quickly developing market.”

Motive Television was founded in London in 2005 and its shares are quoted on the London Stock Exchange (AIM).


Motive Television provides broadcasters and pay television operators with enabling technology that provides opportunities to deliver highly valued services to viewers that generate additional income and retain existing subscribers, comprising:

Content Express™

Today’s television viewers are demanding the ability to watch whatever they want when they want it on any screen, and Motive’s Content Express™ makes that possible without having to build new networks. Content Express™ software provides secure delivery and management of non-linear digital content across any type of broadcast network to any consumer-facing screen or device.  Motive has deployed it in both single and hybrid distribution systems that combine broadband access with traditional distribution for an optimal solution.

Motive’s Content Express™ solutions platform provides a one-stop shop for digital terrestrial broadcasters, satellite, DTT cable pay television platforms, and Internet OTT content providers to offer new services including: Video on Demand (VOD and SVOD), Catch-up television, Tablet Television, Targeted advertising for VOD, Mocast for 4G LTE, Virtual channels and Video2Go.


With a proprietary app and TPod antenna-tuner, tablet owners around the globe can watch and record all the programming currently broadcast over digital terrestrial channels.  Additionally, Tablet TV subscribers have the ability to download a selection of video-on-demand movies and programmes without the need for Internet access and, when they are connected, use integrated social networking and access anything available over the Internet.


Motive’s BYOD TV solution provides passengers and crew in maritime environments with access to video-on-demand movies and television without needing direct access to the Internet or broadcast signals.  Markets for the platform include operators of passenger ferries, cruise lines, commercial ships, and oil platforms among others.  In addition, BYOD TV has application for additional markets including passenger airlines, trains, waiting lounges, etc.

Motive’s content division is:

Motive Television Limited, a Dublin-based award-winning independent production company that produces factual programmes for Irish broadcasters. It specializes in live sports production and sports documentaries and also produces factual and entertainment series. 

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