DIRECTV Joins MoCA Board of Directors

DIRECTV Joins MoCA Board of Directors

SAN RAMON, Calif., Dec. 11, 2012 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- DIRECTV® has joined the
Board of Directors of the Multimedia over Coax Alliance, MoCA®.

DIRECTV, a MoCA Promoter member, joined the Alliance in 2008 and has been
deploying devices integrating MoCA technology since 2009. To date, millions of
DIRECTV set-top boxes and adaptors integrating MoCA technology have been
deployed in DIRECTV customer homes in the United States and Latin America.

"MoCA technology is and will continue to be a critical element of our whole
home DVR expansion throughout our footprint," said John Norin, vice president,
Technology & Ventures at DIRECTV, who will represent DIRECTV on the MoCA
Board. "We look forward to helping the organization in its mission of becoming
a worldwide standard."

"DIRECTV continues to drive the Alliance and MoCA technology forward as a
worldwide standard within the connected home," said MoCA president, Charles
Cerino. "We look forward to their contribution and direction as we grow
internationally."

About MoCA®

MoCA is the worldwide standard for home entertainment networking and is the
only such standard in use by all three pay TV segments—cable, satellite and
IPTV/telco. MoCA technology is also used as an in-home backbone to extend
Wi-Fi® connectivity.

The Alliance has certified 118 certified products and has 50 members worldwide
representing the home entertainment networking value chain including service
providers, OEMs, middleware developers, consumer electronics companies and
chip vendors.

Visit mocalliance.org and moca4installers.org for more information.

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Copyright © 2012 Multimedia over Coax Alliance. All Rights Reserved. MoCA and
the MoCA logo are trademarks of Multimedia over Coax Alliance, registered in
the U.S. and other countries.

CONTACT: Rob Gelphman
         VP, Marketing and Member Relations
         MoCA
         408-838-7458
         robgelphman@mocalliance.org
        
         Robert Mercer
         Sr. Director, Public Relations
         DIRECTV
         310-964-4683
         rgmercer@directv.com

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