New TabletTV Plus App Launching in U.S. for Apple iOS in Mid 4th Quarter

TabletTV upgrade introduces new Over-the-Air and Over-the-Top capabilities for a total television experience in one App

NEW YORK, Oct. 8, 2015 — (PRNewswire) — Tablet Television LLC, the joint venture between Motive Television plc and Granite Broadcasting Corporation, today announced that it is launching TabletTV Plus in mid-4th quarter within the United States.

The TabletTV Plus App will provide TabletTV users with an unmatched total mobile television solution that is unique in the industry.  Through the new service, viewers will have access to all broadcast channels available in their market, operate the world's first mobile personal video recorder (PVR) to time shift programs to fit their own schedules and, when connected to the internet, watch free and paid internet television channels – all within the TabletTV Plus App.

Additionally, TabletTV Plus users can simultaneously surf the Internet, check emails and browse Facebook and Twitter – all while watching television.  They will also have the ability to use Google Chromecast to cast the viewing content to their television screens.

"We are excited to bring TabletTV Plus to the market, an innovative App that enhances our offering and provides additional content to viewers," said Luc Tomasino of TabletTV. "Through our single TabletTV Plus App, viewers will be able to access virtually every channel they want, regardless of whether it is free over-the-air like NBC or Fox, or delivered over-the-top (OTT) via Internet such as ESPN, HBO GO, YouTube or Sling TV."

TabletTV Plus will initially be available for the Apple iOS platform only in the United States, and then Android device versions will be released at a later date. TabletTV users who already have TPod tuners will be able to download the new TabletTV Plus App without additional cost and it will be compatible with their existing devices.

About Tablet TV
Tablet TV LLC is a joint venture between Motive Television plc and Granite Broadcasting Corporation. It offers the first US broadcast television service specifically for tablets. Utilizing existing ATSC distribution viewers will be able to receive direct, free over-the-air television (OTA) transmissions to their portable devices while also accessing their favorite Over-the-Top (OTT) programming when connected to the Internet. This first broadcast TV service for tablets enables viewers to watch and record live broadcast content - network prime time programming, local news, major sporting events and more - in every market in the U.S. TabletTV launched its first beta market test with Granite Broadcasting's San Francisco-based KOFY-TV in December 2014.

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About Motive Television
Motive Television is the developer of innovative patented software solutions for the television industry that enable our clients to offer on-demand content over any network to any device. We have the knowhow and ability to customize our software to work with existing networks, saving our clients substantial expenditures. Our customers are broadcasters, satellite platforms, cable operators, and telecoms.

About Granite Broadcasting
Granite Broadcasting Corporation is a market-leading owner of local media properties in the U.S. The company's operations include broadcast TV stations, local cable TV channels, and local online and mobile media properties. Television network partners include Fox, NBC, CBS, ABC, The CW and My Network TV. Granite's local media operations are characterized by innovative, best of breed management and market leading franchises.

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