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                                                                                  Paris, 10 January 2013




OCS reasserts its position as first exclusive broadcaster of HBO
programs in France
       OCS and HBO renew their multi-year agreement and take their partnership to a new level
       The agreement confirms the appeal of OCS, the 100% movie and series service


Building on their partnership forged since the creation of the OCS in 2008, HBO, the leading US pay
channel which has revolutionised the world of TV series, and OCS, the 100% movie and series service
have renewed their multi-year agreement.
“HBO has been with OCS since the beginning. The respect and care given to our programming has
been everything we could ask for from a partner. We could not be happier to continue this relationship
and to have them serve as the home for our premieres in France” said Charles Schreger, President,
Programming Sales, HBO.

This agreement confirms and bolsters OCS' position as the first exclusive broadcaster of HBO
programming in France. OCS will continue to air HBOs new series and to offer them 24 hours after
their premiere broadcast in USA. OCS subscribers will, among others, be able to view season 2 of
Girls in January, season 3 of Game of Thrones in April, season 6 of True Blood in June and season 4 of
Boardwalk Empire in September 2013.

In addition, OCS subscribers will be able to view on-demand past seasons of the most iconic series
from the leading US Pay channel, including The Newsroom, Veep, Game of Thrones, Boardwalk
Empire, True Blood, The Sopranos, The Wire….

For OCS, this new agreement with HBO, reinforces its editorial promise and contributes to its
development states Serge Laroye, Head of Content at Orange and President of OCS, "OCS is a unique
service which boasts innovative services combined with rich, high-quality film and series. HBO series
are must-watch events. They are central to OCS' positioning and help enrich its offering. We are very
pleased to be able to pursue our partnership with HBO and, with this agreement, bring it to another
level."


OCS, the service dedicated to fans of cinema and series
OCS is a bouquet of 5 thematic channels dedicated to cinema and series which offers its subscribers
exclusive first run programming allied with innovative functionalities. Viewers have the opportunity to
watch all of the programs live or on-demand. Among the innovative services there is "US+24", which
gives fans of US series access to a selection of exclusive series, available on demand, 24 hours after
they are first broadcast in the United States. There is also startover function, so that a program can be
rewound to the beginning while it is being broadcast.

After successful launches in 2012 on Canalsat, SFR, Parabole Réunion and Tahiti NUI, OCS continues
to enrich its offering and to extend the distribution of its service to other operators.
About OCS
Created in 2008, OCS is a package of five themed channels dedicated to movies and series: OCS max, the showtime
spectaculars channel, OCS happy, the channel for all the family, OCS choc, the 100% adventure channel, OCS novo, the indie
movies and groundbreaking series channel, OCS géants, the movie legends channel. OCS offers viewers the chance to watch all
its programmes live or on-demand and on the screen of their choice: TV, PC, smartphone, tablets and XBOX 360 connected via
WiFi at home.
OCS is currently available on Orange TV, Canalsat and the SFR set-top boxes. Rates and conditions according to the distributor.
For more information, visit www.ocs.fr



About HBO
Home Box Office, Inc. is the premium television programming subsidiary of Time Warner Inc. and the world’s most successful
pay-TV service, providing the two television services – HBO® and Cinemax® – to approximately 93 million subscribers
worldwide. The services offer the most popular subscription video-on-demand products, HBO On Demand® and Cinemax On
Demand® as well as HBO GO® and MAX GO®, HD feeds and multiplex channels. Internationally, HBO branded television
networks, along with the subscription video-on-demand products HBO On Demand and HBO GO, bring HBO services to over
60 countries. HBO programming is sold into over 150 countries worldwide.


Press contacts
OCS: Khadija Komara, +33 1 44 44 93 93, khadija.komara@orange.com
HBO: Jeff Cusson, 212/512-1343, jeff.cusson@hbo.com

				
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