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Amino and ZTE sign global agreement for IPTV deployments

25 March 2009

Cambridge, UK March 25, 2009: Amino Communications, the world leading IPTV entertainment solutions provider, announced today that it has signed a global co-operation agreement with ZTE, the global provider of telecoms equipment and network solutions.

Amino will provide the full range of its award-winning AmiNET™ set-top boxes (STBs) to ZTE, which has over 20 IPTV deployments globally. With a system capacity of more than 1.5 million user licenses and over a million active STBs, ZTE's IPTV market share is the largest in Asia. Deployments include Bharat Sanchar Nigam Limited (BSNL), the largest state-owned telecoms operator in India, and PCCW, a major telecom operator in Hong Kong.

ZTE will include Amino's STBs - with the latest HD technology - as part of their end-to-end solution. This new agreement further demonstrates both companies' commitment to delivering the highest quality platform and products to the growing IPTV market.

"We have been very impressed with the Amino product range which will enhance our IPTV offering," said Zheng Wang, Cooperation Director of Multimedia Product Line of ZTE. "ZTE's goal is to be a global communications leader, which means working with other leaders in our space and for IPTV; Amino is a great partner for us."

"ZTE is a world leading equipment provider and systems integrator and we are delighted to partner with them in delivering future customers with a complete IPTV solution," said Andrew Burke, CEO of Amino. "This important agreement further strengthens our position in the market and our relationship with major global players."

Visit Amino on Stand 24 at IPTV World Forum.

About Amino Communications:
Amino specialises in digital entertainment solutions for IPTV, Internet TV and in-home multimedia distribution.

Amino's range of software and set-top box systems can be tailored for telecom, broadcast and hospitality firms to offer highly scalable and targeted services. The award-winning AmiNET™ and Mood range is used by leading service operators in over 80 countries.

Amino's 'AssetHouse' technology opens the door for content producers, telecoms companies, broadcasters and web TV firms to maximise opportunities through better services, targeted content and greater choice. It takes IPTV to the next level by allowing clients such as BT Vision to think like retailers and package, personalise and refresh extra revenue-generating services to viewers.

Amino Communications and AssetHouse are wholly owned subsidiaries of Amino Technologies PLC. Listed on the London Stock Exchange AIM, symbol AMO. Amino's HQ is based near Cambridge, UK, with offices in the US, China and Sweden.
www.aminocom.com

PR contacts for Amino:
Kate Cartmell, Amino Communications
Buckingway Business Park, Anderson Road, Swavesey, Cambridge, CB24 4UQ.
T: +44 (0) 1954 234 100
kcartmell@aminocom.com
www.aminocom.com

Sebastian Mathews, FD
Holborn Gate, 26 Southampton Buildings, London, WC2A 1PB
T: 020 7269 7158
sebastian.mathews@fd.com