Synacor and Mediacom Communications Extend Partnership to Offer TV Everywhere Services to Subscribers

Synacor and Mediacom Communications Extend Partnership to Offer TV Everywhere
Services to Subscribers

Through Synacor's Startpages, Mediacom Subscribers Have Seamless Access to
Must-See Programming From HBO, Cinemax, Turner Broadcast, NBCUniversal and

BUFFALO, N.Y., Aug. 21, 2013 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Synacor, Inc. (Nasdaq:SYNC),
the leading provider of next-gen startpages, award-winning TV Everywhere
solutions and cloud-based Identity Management (IDM) services, across multiple
devices for cable, satellite, telecom and consumer electronics companies,
today announced it has renewed its relationship with Mediacom Communications,
the nation's eighth largest cable television company. Mediacom's 1.3 million
customers, many of whom are in the Midwest and Southern regions of the United
States, will have seamless access to TV shows and movies from one intuitive
Mediacom website.

Following Synacor's recent participation at the NCTA Cable Show where it
demonstrated its newest innovations in TV Everywhere, the agreement extends
Synacor and Mediacom's four-year relationship and signals an intensified
effort by both parties toward advancing adoption of cross-device content
delivery to subscribers. With multi-device emerging as the way content is
consumed, Synacor and Mediacom acknowledge pay-TV subscribers expect to enjoy
their favorite TV shows and movies on the device of their choosing, any time,

"Providing first-class customer care and delivering easy-to-use products and
services are our top priorities," said David McNaughton, Mediacom's SVP of
Marketing. "Offering a greater array of TV Everywhere content so our customers
can enjoy their favorite content at home or on the go is an important
advancement in our offering, and we appreciate the marketplace foresight
Synacor has as well as their responsiveness in both consumer experience and
collaborating with Mediacom."

Synacor's consumer-facing Mediacom startpage allows subscribers to access
programming from top providers like HBO, Cinemax, TBS, TNT, CNN, Adult Swim,
Cartoon Network, NBC, MSNBC, USA, Bravo, Style, E!, Oxygen, NBC Sports, Golf
Channel, Telemundo, Mun2, Syfy, and Big10. This site also gives
Mediacom subscribers access to additional content and services from one online
location with a single login for authentication.

"The evolution of multichannel content consumption offers a unique opportunity
for providers like Mediacom to embrace TV Everywhere and connect with
subscribers wherever they are," said Michael Bishara, SVP of Product and GM of
TV Everywhere, Synacor. "Synacor understands the complicated TV Everywhere
ecosystem and the needs of both the provider and subscriber. With our highly
customized solutions and consumer-friendly authentication, we're excited to
continue our work with Mediacom expanding their TV Everywhere offering and
ultimately increasing subscriber engagement."

Synacor's next-gen startpages offer pay-TV providers an end-to-end tech
solution that's branded, customized and revenue-generating, while
simultaneously increasing satisfaction, loyalty and engagement among their
subscribers. Providers can deliver content, services and apps to their
consumers across multiple devices, any time, anywhere. Synacor continues to
launch dozens of compelling TVE content options on behalf of pay-TV providers
for their subscribers.

For more information on Synacor and its next-gen startpages, please visit or email To see Synacor's Michael Bishara
talk more about TV Everywhere, please click here.

About Synacor

Synacor's white-label platform enables cable, satellite, telecom and consumer
electronics companies to deliver TV Everywhere, digital entertainment,
cloud-based services and apps to their end-consumers across multiple devices,
strengthening those relationships while monetizing the engagement. Synacor
(Nasdaq:SYNC), is headquartered in Buffalo, NY. For more information, visit

Integrate. Authenticate. Engage.

About Mediacom Communications

Mediacom Communications Corporation is the nation's eighth largest cable
television company and one of the leading cable operators focused on serving
the smaller cities in the United States, with a significant customer
concentration in the Midwestern and Southeastern regions. Mediacom
Communications offers a wide array of information, communications and
entertainment services, including video, high-speed data and phone, and
provides innovative broadband communications solutions through its Mediacom
Business division that can be tailored to any size business. Mediacom
Communications' advertising sales and production services are sold under its
OnMedia division. More information about Mediacom Communications is available

Forward-Looking Statements

This release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of
the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. These statements are
based on the current expectations or beliefs of management of Synacor, and are
subject to uncertainty and changes in circumstances. Actual results may vary
materially from those expressed or implied by the statements herein due to
changes in economic, business, competitive, technological and/or regulatory
factors, and other factors affecting the operation of the respective
businesses of Synacor. More detailed information about these factors may be
found in filings by Synacor, as applicable, with the Securities and Exchange
Commission, including their respective Quarterly Report on Form 10-Q. Synacor
is under no obligation to, and expressly disclaims any such obligation to,
update or alter their respective forward-looking statements, whether as a
result of new information, future events, or otherwise.


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