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Jaman And TiVo Expand Independent and International Film Access Direct to the Living Room
Jan 17, 2008 (08:01 AM EST)


ALVISO, Calif., and SAN MATEO, Calif., Jan. 17 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Jaman.com, a leading Internet movie service, and TiVo Inc. , the creator of and a leader in television services for digital video recorders (DVRs), today announced that TiVo subscribers will soon be able to access thousands of American independent and international film titles directly from the TV screen via their TiVo DVR. The service will be available in the coming months to broadband-connected TiVo Series2(TM) and Series3(TM) subscribers. Viewers will be able to browse and select from Jaman's premier library, featuring internationally-acclaimed titles such as Oscar-nominated "Paheli," "Loverboy" (Sundance) with Kyra Sedgwick, "All About Lily Chou-Chou" (Berlin International Film Festival) and Dardennes Brothers' "La Promesse" (Cannes/Toronto), helping to open up a new world of content to TiVo subscribers.

TiVo and Jaman's relationship significantly expands the number of independent and international titles available to TiVo subscribers while providing a perfect complement to TiVo's popular Amazon Unbox offering, which currently boasts thousands of movies and TV shows. The combination of high-definition content from Jaman, with the convenience and familiarity of TiVo's intuitive interface, will provide users with the ability to discover and enjoy films from around the world.

"By capitalizing on TiVo's vast big-screen user experience, we're making it even easier for people to discover, browse and enjoy our catalog of high definition, edgy and award-winning films on their TVs," said Jaman's CEO Gaurav Dhillon. "This venture cements our position as a leading online provider of movies, offering unique and original content that viewers can't find anywhere else."

The relationship with TiVo extends Jaman's broad cross-platform leadership with support for set-top boxes, PCs, Macs, SanDisk's TakeTV and DivX. It also illustrates the continuing emphasis TiVo is placing on providing unique broadband services to their customers. Whether it's thousands of movie and TV shows from Amazon Unbox, or millions of songs available through Rhapsody, TiVo lovers have more ways than ever to get great content on their TiVo DVR.

"We're delighted to introduce the availability of Jaman to our TiVo subscribers and we think it'll prove to be an exceptionally popular addition to our already robust broadband offerings," said Tara Maitra, Vice President and GM of Content Services at TiVo Inc. "This joint alliance significantly increases the selection of international and award-winning movies made available to TiVo subscribers, giving them more choices and easy access to premium content not available elsewhere."

With Jaman on TiVo, viewers will be able to both rent and purchase films starting at $1.99, with a number of shorts and full-length films that are available to download for free. Visit http://www.jaman.com http://www.TiVo.com to check out the vast library of movies that will soon be available on TiVo DVR. TiVo boxes are available at leading consumer electronic retailers including Best Buy and Circuit City. See for details.

About TiVo Inc.

Founded in 1997, TiVo pioneered a brand new category of products with the development of the first commercially available digital video recorder (DVR). Sold through leading consumer electronic retailers, TiVo has developed a brand which resonates boldly with consumers as providing a superior television experience. Through agreements with leading satellite and cable providers, TiVo also integrates its DVR service features into the set-top boxes of mass distributors. TiVo's DVR functionality and ease of use, with such features as Season Pass(TM) recordings, WishList(R) searches, and TiVo(R) KidZone, have elevated its popularity among consumers and have created a whole new way for viewers to watch television. With a continued investment in its patented technologies, TiVo is revolutionizing the way consumers watch and access home entertainment. Rapidly becoming the focal point of the digital living room, TiVo's DVR is at the center of experiencing new forms of content on the TV, such as broadband delivered video, music and photos. With innovative features, such as TiVoToGo(TM) transfers and online scheduling, TiVo is expanding the notion of consumers experiencing "TiVo, TV your way.(R)" The TiVo(R) service is also at the forefront of providing innovative marketing solutions for the television industry, including a unique platform for advertisers and audience measurement research. The company is based in Alviso, Calif.

TiVo, Season Pass, WishList, Series2, Series3, Swivel, Thumbs Up, Thumbs Down, TiVoToGo, 'TiVo, TV your way' and the TiVo Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of TiVo Inc. or its subsidiaries worldwide. (C) 2007 TiVo Inc. All rights reserved.

About Jaman

Jaman.com is revolutionizing the way people discover, enjoy and share movies all over the world. The company is pioneering entertainment on the Internet by delivering hi-definition films to a growing online community of fans and filmmakers. Jaman.com is based in San Mateo, California and is backed by luminaries in technology and media. For more information please visit http://www.jaman.com . Join Jaman, Join the World(TM).

CONTACT: Jenny Michalski of Jaman, +1-650-525-3513, jenny@jaman.com; orAndrew Pray, +1-415-238-3135, , for TiVo Inc.

Web site: http://www.tivo.com/ http://www.jaman.com/