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OceansTV Secures Distribution Licensing Agreement With BBC World News for Royal Wedding Coverage

April 5, 2011

MIAMI, April 5, 2011 /PRNewswire/ –

– Thousands of Cruise Line Passengers Globally will be able to Watch the
Wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton on 29th April

OceansTV, a leading provider of in-cabin TV entertainment to cruise line
companies, has signed a non-exclusive distribution agreement with BBC World
News for the licensing of the channel’s Royal Wedding coverage.

The agreement will allow thousands of passengers on numerous cruise ships
around the world to watch the wedding of HRH Prince William of Wales and

Catherine Middleton live from London on Friday, 29th April 2011. Coverage
will run from 9am to 3pm local time.

The BBC will be broadcasting live throughout the day, including from
within Westminster Abbey during the ceremony.

In addition to the wedding day’s extensive coverage, passengers will also
be able to enjoy a line-up of special TV programming in the weeks building up
to the big event. There will be weekly editions of Witness in April, which
offers a uniquely personal perspective on major royal stories from history,
including the marriage of Grace Kelly and Prince Rainier and the enduring
union of Edward and Wallace Simpson. Special editions of One Square Mile will
also be shown, in which people from towns and cities across the United
Kingdom
will give their thoughts and views about the forthcoming event.

In addition, a regular weekly programme, UK Report: Royal Wedding
Special, will run on BBC World News in the build up to the wedding. Presenter

Mishal Husain will host the show, which gives viewers a unique insight into
all aspects leading up to the big day.

Royal Caribbean International, Princess Cruise Lines, P&O UK and Holland
America are amongst the fleets that will be showing the Royal Wedding
coverage to their passengers.

“We’re committed to supplying cruise line companies with the best
possible in-cabin TV entertainment,” said OceansTV President, Liz Motley.
“Securing BBC World News’ coverage of the Royal Wedding for our clients is
very exciting and we’re delighted that cruise ship passengers all over world
will be able to enjoy this fabulous global event during their journey.”

For more information about OceansTV visit http://www.oceanstv.com

For more information about BBC World News visit
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world/

About OceansTV

OceansTV is an award-winning provider of original, cost-effective
in-cabin TV entertainment to the cruise line industry. The company’s total
commitment to quality, innovation and customer service has enabled it to
become the industry leader.

OceansTV is the first company dedicated solely to providing full service,
turn-key content solutions for TV entertainment at sea in multiple languages.
From original programming and custom-branded TV channels to licensing popular
TV shows and satellite channels, OceansTV can deliver all in-cabin television
needs on time and within budget.

Based in Miami, USA, OceansTV is a privately owned company and part of
the Travel Entertainment Group. Other companies within the group include
leading in-flight entertainment provider, IFE Services.

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