San Francisco, CA -- NCTA, New Orleans, -- May 3, 2004 - OpenTV (NASDAQ-NMS: OPTV), one of the world's leading interactive television companies, announced today that Charter Communications (NASDAQ: CHTR) has extended the term of its existing agreement with OpenTV for an additional year. OpenTV provides the application and enhanced television engine, OpenTV ProSync, to Charter that powers a suite of interactive television applications offered to over million Charter customers under the name Charter iTV. These Charter iTV channels provide access to on-demand news, weather, sports, finance, entertainment and games content. OpenTV ProSync enables enhanced television, interactive advertising, research, voting / polling applications, and real-time two-way commerce.
“We are delighted to announce the extension of our agreement with Charter,” said James Ackerman, Chief Executive Officer, OpenTV. “Charter has proven to be an innovative cable partner that understands the value interactive television contributes toward viewer enjoyment and engagement with digital television content.”