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HickoryTech awards new contract to Amino for IPTV set-top boxes

HickoryTech Corporation (NASDAQ: HTCO), the leading provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest, has deployed Amino’s HD set-top boxes as part of its IPTV service offering.

Working closely with one of its US distributors Power &Tel, Amino was able to demonstrate not only the advanced features and performance of its Aminet range but also its ultra-reliability and expert technical and customer support.

Amino will provide its A140 HD set-top boxes to HickoryTech which operates a  4,100 mile state-of-the-art fiber network across five states, including Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin.

Amino CEO Donald McGarva said: “HickoryTech has a great heritage and is very forward-looking in its deployment of fiber to deliver great entertainment experiences. The combined approach of Power & Tel and Amino underlines how our partnership approach with distributors and key middleware providers is underpinning our progress in securing new customers in this key market.”

HickoryTech’s Sr. Manager of Network Engineering Mark Sharpless, added: “HickoryTech’s mission is to be the best choice for progressive communications services

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For more info:

Colin Ashcroft
Amino Communications
Corporate Communications Manager
cashcroft@aminocom.com
+44 7775 806456

About HickoryTech

HickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest. With headquarters in Mankato, Minn., HickoryTech has 500 employees and a five-state fiber network spanning more than 4,100 route miles across Minnesota and into Iowa, North Dakota, South Dakota and Wisconsin. Enventis provides business IP voice, data and video solutions, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosted services and communication systems. HickoryTech delivers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa. The Company trades on the NASDAQ, symbol: HTCO. For more information, visit www.hickorytech.com

About Amino:

Amino Communications is a world leading IPTV and hybrid/OTT innovator – bringing new entertainment products and solutions to a global market. With over three million devices sold to 850 customers in 85 countries, Amino’s award-winning solutions are deployed by major network operators and service providers worldwide. Amino’s speed-to-market, agility and leading-edge technology has secured important partnerships with global vendors, including Intel and Ericsson, to deliver the rich entertainment experience consumers are demanding. Amino Communications is a wholly owned subsidiary of Amino Technologies plc and listed on the London Stock Exchange Alternative Investment Market (AIM: symbol AMO). It is headquartered near Cambridge, in the UK, with offices in the US, China and Sweden.