HickoryTech Deploys CloverLeaf's TV App Store & Apps

HickoryTech launches CloverLeaf Digital's AppDaily TV apps solution to IPTV Subscribers

Oct 18, 2011, 15:00 ET from CloverLeaf Digital LLC

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Oct. 18, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- CloverLeaf Digital LLC, a leading independent provider of interactive television applications and services, today announced that HickoryTech (NASDAQ: HTCO) has launched CloverLeaf's AppDaily TV apps solution. CloverLeaf's AppDaily includes an app store, a personalized quick-access dashboard, a full suite of over 40 localized news and information apps, and CloverLeaf's DashDaily community publishing apps.

With AppDaily, providers of IPTV and other managed television services have an easy-to-launch comprehensive solution for offering a complete app solution to their video subscribers. AppDaily is available on major television platforms, and reflects CloverLeaf Digital's continuing commitment to providing independent service providers with the interactive services they need to compete in a changing market.

"We have been looking for an apps solution for our IPTV subscribers," said Troy Johnson, vice president of engineering and network operations at HickoryTech. "CloverLeaf's AppDaily apps and app store work well on our middleware platform and was easy for our organization to launch. We look forward to launching more apps with CloverLeaf which provide more value to our broadband customers."

"Consumers clearly love apps and app stores on smartphones and tablets, and are starting to look for an app experience on TVs as well," CloverLeaf's Managing Partner Lawrence Brickman said. "We are very pleased that HickoryTech launched our AppDaily solution to their IPTV customers. AppDaily helps service providers like HickoryTech position themselves at the forefront of technology to win and keep customers."

About CloverLeaf Digital LLC CloverLeaf Digital is the leading independent provider of interactive applications in the United States. Distributed in over 500 cities, CloverLeaf's interactive network provides a customer base of 50 telephone companies, cable operators, and other distributors of digital video with industry-leading interactive applications and services, including the AppDaily app store and apps; the DashDaily community content publishing tools, and the DotDaily localized news and information service. For more information, visit CloverLeaf Digital at www.cloverleafdigital.com.

About HickoryTech HickoryTech Corporation is a leading communications provider serving business and residential customers in the upper Midwest.  With headquarters in Mankato, Minn., the corporation has 460 employees and an expanded, multi-state fiber network spanning more than 2,750 route miles serving Minnesota, Iowa, North Dakota and South Dakota.  Enventis provides IP-based voice and data solutions, MPLS networking, data center and managed hosted services and communication systems to businesses across a five-state region.  HickoryTech delivers broadband Internet, Digital TV, voice and data services to businesses and consumers in southern Minnesota and northwest Iowa.  NASDAQ:   HTCO. For more information, visit www.hickorytech.com.

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Lawrence Brickman


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