SPLENDID MEDIEN AG (FRA:SPM) splendid medien AG: New TV License Agreement Concluded with TV-broadcaster HBO(R) for the Netherlands

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DGAP-News: splendid medien AG / Key word(s): Product Launch/Miscellaneous splendid medien AG: New TV License Agreement Concluded with TV-broadcaster HBO(R) for the Netherlands 14.02.2012 / 08:28 --------------------------------------------------------------------- New TV License Agreement Concluded with TV-broadcaster HBO for the Netherlands (Cologne/New York - 14.02.2012) - Splendid Film GmbH, Cologne, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Splendid Medien AG, Cologne, has concluded an agreement with Home Box Office (HBO), New York, on the TV licensing of feature films in the Netherlands. The PayTV rights of more than 50 titles have been licensed for one year each. Most of the titles are action films and thrillers, including some new acquisitions from last year. 'Our strong market presence in the Benelux countries will be further consolidated by the agreement with HBO,' says Andrew Ernster, General Manager of Splendid Film GmbH in the Benelux countries. HBO launched on February 9th in the Netherlands, offering three 24-hours, commercial-free premium HD-channels: HBO, HBO(R)2 and HBO(R)3. Together with HBO On Demand(R) and the network's online video destination, HBO GO(R), subscribers will have access to many series - such as Game of Thrones? and Boardwalk Empire? - on top of countless blockbuster movies, miniseries and documentaries. Original HBO programs, like Luck?, will be available as early as one day after their HBO U.S. debut - with Dutch subtitles. For more information, please contact: Splendid Medien AG Karin Opgenoorth Alsdorfer Strasse 3 50933 Cologne Tel.: +49 (0) 221-95 42 32 99 Fax: +49 (0) 221-95 42 32 613 karin.opgenoorth@splendid-medien.com End of Corporate News --------------------------------------------------------------------- 14.02.2012 Dissemination of a Corporate News, transmitted by DGAP - a company of EquityStory AG. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement. DGAP's Distribution Services include Regulatory Announcements, Financial/Corporate News and Press Releases. Media archive at www.dgap-medientreff.de and www.dgap.de --------------------------------------------------------------------- Language: English Company: splendid medien AG Alsdorfer Str. 3 50933 Köln Germany Phone: +49 (0)221 9542 32 99 Fax: +49 (0)221 9542 32 613 E-mail: info@splendid-medien.com Internet: www.splendidmedien.com ISIN: DE0007279507 WKN: 727950 Listed: Regulierter Markt in Frankfurt (General Standard); Freiverkehr in Berlin, Düsseldorf, München, Stuttgart End of News DGAP News-Service --------------------------------------------------------------------- 156576 14.02.2012