Players Network signs Ascent Solutions to develop its "NextGenTV" Broadband Television and Social Media Platform

 Players Network signs Ascent Solutions to develop its "NextGenTV" Broadband
                     Television and Social Media Platform

Players Network has retained Ascent Solutions to design the next release of
the company's proprietary content distribution platform for its Multi-Channel

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Jan. 18,2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Players Network (OTCQB: PNTV), a
Global New Media and Entertainment Company, announced today it has entered
into an agreement with software engineering firm Ascent Solutions to develop
the company's next generation proprietary broadband-based content distribution
and social media platform. 

The advanced Enterprise Web Platform is designed for large scale global
distribution and monetization of the company's licensed and original content
on its multiple Branded Lifestyle Video Channels for viewing by simultaneous
users on all digital devices.

The Platform is based on a cutting edge business model that incorporates
forecasted online consumer trends and usability. This new generation software
design allows for content to be monetized through a variety of methods
including subscription, merchandising, micro-transactions, services and
targeted advertising. As a part of this development agreement, the company's
software will also be managed by Ascent Solutions and hosted at Switch
Communication, the largest data center in the world located in Las Vegas,

Mark Bradley, CEO of PNTV states, "Ascent Solutions has a team of top tier
programmers and software engineers who can deliver the cutting edge
innovations we've designed to deliver and monetize media in manner desirable
to today's consumers, and to the businesses and brands who want to connect
with them. This innovative upgrade of our proprietary platform software will
establish the worldwide standard for how large and small media companies can
begin to monetize content over broadband and any interconnected, digital
device. Working with Ben Gayheart and his team gives PNTV the competitive
edge we need to make 2013 a breakthrough year in terms of our revenue and

Ben Gayheart, CEO of Ascent Solutions states, I'm very impressed with Player
Network's timely approach to content monetization and am betting on their
success. This is truly a visionary company that has not only challenged us
with a great project, but is at the forefront of creating and distributing
Media in a way consumers have wanted for a long time."

About Ascent Solutions

Founded in 2002, Las Vegas based Ascent Solutions has become a global leader
in understanding and providing the right technologies and solutions to a wide
range of clients in the gaming and hospitality industries. With four decades
of specialized experience in Information Technology and Telecommunications,
Ascent's management team has earned the respect through deliver the results to
its clients that have had a direct impact on their revenues and profitability.
For more information on Ascent Solutions:

About Players Network, Inc.

Players Network is a fully reporting public company and producer and
distributor of video content for Branded Digital Lifestyle Networks that
utilize the company's Proprietary Enterprise Web Platform. Players Network's
original "Vegas On Demand" Channel is distributed in over 27,000,000
television homes over Comcast, DirecTV, AT&T, Verizon and Dish Network, and
worldwide on its own internet channel destination, as well as on Hulu, Blinkx,
Sling Media, Google, YouTube and Yahoo Video; and for DVD Home Video, mobile
platforms, and through worldwide television Syndication. For further
information please contact Leslie Thomas at 702.734.3457 and visit 

Statement under the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act:

With the exception of the historical information contained in this Release,
the matters described herein contain forward-looking statements that involve
risk and uncertainties that may individually or mutually impact the matters
herein described, including but not limited to: the ability of the Company to
increase revenues in the future due to the developing and unpredictable
markets for its products, the ability to achieve a positive cash flow, the
ability to obtain orders for or install its products, the ability to obtain
new customers and the ability to continue to commercialize its products, which
could cause actual results or revenues to differ materially from those
contemplated by these statements.

SOURCE Players Network

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