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YOU On Demand Forms New Partnership With Dr. Peng Telecom and Media 
 
   

NEW YORK, Aug. 14,    2014 /PRNewswire/ -- YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (NASDAQ: YOD) ("YOU On Demand"), a    leading Video On Demand ("VOD") service provider in China delivering Hollywood    movies to mobile and TV screens, announced today that it has signed a distribution    and service agreement with Beijing Hiveview Technology Co,Ltd., a wholly owned    subsidiary of Dr. Peng Telecom and Media Group, Ltd.    (600804.SS on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) ("Dr.    Peng Group"). Dr. Peng    Group is the largest independent broadband service provider in China with 8 million broadband homes across the country.

   

Under the partnership, YOU On Demand will launch its subscription VOD service on    Dr. Peng's Domy Over-the-Top (OTT) box ("Domy Box"). The service will include 100 Hollywood movies    available at a time and a 30% monthly refresh rate, targeting almost 1 million    Domy Box users by the end of 2014. 

   

Domy Box users will be able to subscribe to YOU On    Demand's subscription service for a monthly fee of 20    RMB. A 6-month and 1-year service option will also be available.

   

Both companies have also agreed to further expand their cooperation in the mobile    arena in order to provide customers with an enhanced multiscreen user experience when    combined with OTT on TV screens.

   

"We are excited to announce this partnership with Dr Peng    Group, one of the premier ISP and broadband providers in China," said Kevin Lin, CTO of    YOU On Demand. "Dr. Peng Group's stated goal is    to provide its OTT audience with the highest quality content as it specifically    focuses on those users who purchase cutting edge 100Mbps bandwidth to the home. We    are looking forward to reaching Dr. Peng Group's    expanding broadband subscriber base and are pleased that they have chosen to showcase    our HD service on their Domy Box."

   

About Dr. Peng Telecom & Media Group Co.,    Ltd (www.drpeng.com.cn)

   

Dr. Peng Telecom & Media Group Co., Ltd.    (600804.SS on the Shanghai Stock Exchange) provides    value-added telecommunications services. The company offers Internet access,    e-government, Internet data center, and private network and operations services, as    well as network security monitoring, city surveillance, toll-shunt, and other    value-added network services. Its security monitoring solutions include security    surveillance camera unit installation, line connections, data storage, control    center, monitoring center construction, maintenance services, and operations    services. The company also engages in advertising design, production, agency,    publishing, information consultation, exhibition, cultural, and art exchange    activities; and other services in the fields of newspapers, magazines, television,    radio, Internet, and taxi streaming media, as well as commercial brand planning,    news, public relations, government relations, and market research businesses. It    operates approximately 20,000 kilometers of metropolitan fiber optic network in    Beijing. In addition, the company is involved in    educational software and a steel smelting businesses. The company was formerly known    as Chengdu Dr. Peng Telecom & Media Group Co.,    Ltd. and changed its name to Dr. Peng Telecom &    Media Group Co., Ltd. in September 2013. Dr.    Peng Telecom & Media Group Co., Ltd. was founded    in 1985 and is headquartered in Chengdu, China.

   

About YOU On Demand Holdings, Inc. (http://corporate.yod.com)
YOU On    Demand (NASDAQ: YOD), is a leading multi-platform entertainment company delivering    premium content, including leading Hollywood movie    titles, to customers across China via Subscription    Video On Demand and Transactional Video On Demand. The Company has secured alliances    with leading global media operators and content developers.  YOU On Demand has    content distribution agreements in place with many of Hollywood's top studios    including Disney Media Distribution, Paramount Pictures, NBC Universal, Warner Bros.,    Miramax Films, Lionsgate and Magnolia Pictures, as well as a broad selection of the    best content from Chinese filmmakers. The Company has a comprehensive end-to-end    secure delivery system, governmental partnerships and approvals and offers additional    value-added services. YOU On Demand has strategic partnerships with the largest media    entities in China, a highly experienced management    team with international background and expertise in Cable, Television, Film, Digital    Media, Internet and Telecom. YOU On Demand is headquartered in New York, NY with its China    headquarters in Beijing.

   

Safe Harbor Statement

   

This press release contains certain statements that may include "forward looking    statements." All statements other than statements of historical fact included herein    are "forward-looking statements." These forward looking statements are often    identified by the use of forward-looking terminology such as "believes," "expects" or    similar expressions, involve known and unknown risks and uncertainties. Although the    Company believes that the expectations reflected in such forward-looking statements    are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and uncertainties, and these    expectations may prove to be incorrect. You should not place undue reliance on these    forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press release.    The Company's actual results could differ materially from those anticipated in these    forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including those    discussed in the Company's periodic reports that are filed with the Securities and    Exchange Commission and available on its website (http://www.sec.gov). All forward-looking statements attributable to    the Company or persons acting on its behalf are expressly qualified in their entirety    by these factors. Other than as required under the securities laws, the Company does    not assume a duty to update these forward-looking statements.

   
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
           

CONTACT:

         

           

Jason Finkelstein

         
           

Robert Rinderman or Norberto            Aja

         
           

YOU On Demand

         
           

JCIR

         
           

212-206-1216

         
           

212-835-8500

         
           

jason.finkelstein@yod.com

         
           

YOD@jcir.com

         
           

@youondemand    

         

   
   

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    Source: PR Newswire (August 14, 2014 - 9:20 AM EDT)
   
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