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[December 19, 2013]

Audiovox Mobile TV Receiver Adds Kindle Fire Tablets to List of Compatible Devices

NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--

Audiovox Electronics Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX) today announced Audiovox mobiletv, the Dyle enabled first wireless mobile TV receiver designed to bring free live TV to iOS and Android (News - Alert) smartphones and tablets, is now compatible with Kindle HD Fire tablets. Dyle® mobile TV, operated by Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups, is available in 38 markets, reaching 57% of the U.S. and delivers live broadcast TV, including local and national news, sports and entertainment programming to mobile devices.

Using the new Audiovox mobiletv receiver and recently released app on the Amazon Appstore for Android, Kindle Fire, Fire HDX, Fire HDX 8.9," and Fire HD 8.9" users can enjoy free television programming on-the-go offering Kindle Fire users greater versatility, adding a live TV experience without the need for Internet or 3G/4G connectivity.

"The ability to add Amazon Kindle Fire users expands the growing list of consumers who want the live TV experience at their fingertips and provides our retail partners with another compelling reason to support the product," said Tom Malone, president of Audiovox Electronics Corp. "We believe this development combined with the continued addition of stations and markets make this a must have product for consumers who want to enjoy their favorite programming across multiple screens while at home or on-the-go."

"With the additional compatibility across Amazon Kindle HD Fire tablets, Dyle mobile TV technology will reach a new target audience that value a range of content on their mobile devices," said Erik Moreno, co-general manager of Mobile Content Venture. "This growth aligns with our commitment to strategically deliver live television to a larger consumer audience eager to embrace mobile television," added Salil Dalvi, co-general manager of Mobile Content Venture.

The Audiovox mobiletv receiver is compatible with both iOS (30-pin and Lightning adapters) and Android devices. The free, easy-to-use Audiovox mobiletv with Dyle TV app from the App Store, Google Play and Amazon App Store for Android, enables users to view high-quality Digital TV (ATSC-M/H). The compact wireless unit fits right into your pocket, and does not require a data plan or Internet connection. Audiovox mobiletv includes a program guide, pause/rewind features, an internal battery providing up to four hours of television viewing, and a USB charging cable.

MSRP on the device is $129.99 and is available at select national, regional and online retailers.

Dyle® mobile TV services are available immediately without a subscription fee, subject to change at any time. Coverage varies in participating markets, not all sttions are available in all markets.


For more information, visit the Audiovox and Dyle mobile TV websites. Follow us on Twitter and Facebook (News - Alert): Audiovox - Twitter / Facebook; Dyle mobile TV - Twitter / Facebook

About Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC)

Audiovox Electronics Corporation (AEC) is a wholly owned subsidiary of VOXX International Corporation (NASDAQ:VOXX), a leading global supplier of mobile and consumer electronics products. The Company holds number one market share in rear seat entertainment as well as remote start systems and is the exclusive provider of SiriusXM satellite radio products in the aftermarket. AEC is also a recognized leader in the marketing of automotive entertainment, Location Based Services (LBS), rear observation, and vehicle security. Its' extensive distribution network includes power retailers and 12-volt specialists as well as nearly all of the major vehicle manufacturers ("OEMs"), both domestically and abroad.

Audiovox Electronics possesses a strong brand portfolio and its products ranks among the top ten in almost every category in which they sell. Primary brands include Audiovox®, Invision®, Jensen®, Omega®, Advent®, Code Alarm®, Prestige® and Excalibur®. Headquartered in Hauppauge, NY, Audiovox Electronics has a manufacturing facility in the United States, and a robust international footprint with offices in Europe, Canada, Mexico and Venezuela. For additional information, please visit www.audiovoxproducts.com.

About Dyle mobile TV

Dyle® mobile TV is offering consumers an easy way to experience and enjoy live broadcast television on their mobile devices at home or on-the-go. The Dyle app and Dyle Mobile TV compatible apps enable live broadcast programming - such as local and national news, as well as sports and entertainment content, utilizing the ATSC-Mobile DTV standard, on mobile devices featuring Dyle. With several compatible devices and accessories, Dyle is now available in 38 U.S. markets, potentially reaching 57 percent of the population, with plans to add additional network programming and hardware in the future. Dyle is operated by the Mobile Content Venture (MCV), a joint-venture of 12 major broadcast groups including Belo Corp., Cox (News - Alert) Media Group, E.W. Scripps Co., Gannett Broadcasting, Hearst Television Inc., Media General Inc., Meredith Corp., Post-Newsweek Stations Inc. and Raycom Media, who together formed Pearl, LLC to coordinate mobile efforts, as well as Fox, ION Television and NBC. For more information, please visit dyle.tv.

About Siano (News - Alert)

Siano is the world's leading supplier of mobile broadcast DTV solutions. Pioneers of the multi-standard approach, Siano provides high-performance and fast time-to-market digital TV solutions for mobile and consumer electronics, automotive and public transportation device makers and solution/service providers. Siano has close collaborations with global tier-1 makers of tablets, smartphones, car TVs, and electronic accessories such as Nokia (News - Alert), Huawei, ZTE, Sharp and others, as well as service providers including KDDI-au, Softbank, DStv Mobile, and the Mobile Content Venture in the U.S. Headquartered in Israel, Siano has offices in the U.S., China, Korea, and Japan. For more information, visit us at www.siano-ms.com.


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