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Ameba Surges Ahead On Path Of Aggressive Growth with Addition Of Google TV Platform
May 29, 2012 (06:05 PM EDT)


More Than 5 Million Devices Now Have Access to Growing Library on Safe Kids Streaming TV Service

WINNIPEG, Manitoba, May 29, 2012 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Winnipeg, Canada-based Ameba continues its aggressive growth with the launch of the Ameba app on the Google TV Internet-connected TV platform. The launch extends Ameba's reach to more than five million Internet-connected devices, which include Roku, LGE Smart TV, and now, Google TV. Ameba streaming TV service for children is also available on iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch, and online at www.amebatv.com.

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Google TV users can now easily add the Ameba app to their Google TV for free and get instant access to the latest Ameba TV shows and videos – streamed directly to their Google TV devices for convenient, anytime on-demand viewing from the comfort their of home.

"The announcement of Google TV as our newest platform is certain to fuel even further the incredible groundswell of interest we have experienced among content providers who are eager to use Ameba to monetize their content," said Ameba founder and CEO Tony Havelka. "In a marketplace where more and more consumers are cutting the cord, Ameba is the smartest solution for delivering premium content to millions of homes."

In addition to greatly expanding its reach across platforms, Ameba has also partnered with even more premium content providers to expand its ever-growing library of popular programming for its burgeoning audience. Most recently, Ameba has added such top-rated and award-winning children's programs as three-time Emmy Award-winning WordWorld from WTTW National Productions; Bunny Bop, created by Cheryl Wagner; Emmy-nominated The Cat in the Hat Knows a Lot About That; CFTPA Best Children's Program, BusyTown Mysteries; Gemini Award-nominated and Writers Guild of Canada Award-winning Ruffus the Dog from Hunky Dorey Entertainment, Inc.; Gemini Award-nominated A World of Wonders; and multi award-winning Ruby Skye P.I.,approved by Kids First! and winner of the Parents' Choice Silver Honor.

These new programs join Ameba's rich, diverse library of award-winning, high quality children's content. Ameba delivers the finest lineup of fun, enriching children's TV shows in a safe, commercial-free streaming TV service designed specifically for kids.

About Ameba:

For $3.99 per month, Ameba delivers a vast, ad-free library of engaging children's TV shows and videos for kids ages 2 to 12, across a wide variety of platforms. For more information about Ameba, please visit www.amebatv.com/ or contact Tony Havelka at 204-988-3000.

About Google TV:

Google TV, in partnership with Google, Intel, Sony, and Logitech, brings the power of the Internet to the television viewing experience. Google TV is smarter TV that integrates the web's wealth of content within a single easy-to-navigate and browse experience. For more information about Google TV, please visit http://www.google.com/tv/.

Media Contact: Kim Shandrow, Ameba, 562-972-3956, kim@amebatv.com

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