JumpTV
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January 30, 2007 03:00 ET

JumpTV to Broadcast Live Egyptian Football Over the Internet

Strategic Partnership With Orascom's Arpu+ to Broadcast Egyptian Football Cup and Egyptian National Football League Matches

DUBAI, UNITED ARAB EMIRATES--(CCNMatthews - January 30, 2007) - JumpTV Inc. (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV), the world's leading broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet, announced that it has partnered with Arpu+, an Orascom Telecom company (CASE: ORTE), to broadcast live and archived Egyptian Football Association-sanctioned games worldwide on www.jumptv.com.

The 5-year partnership will enable subscribers to initially access more than 90 seasonal matches from the Egyptian Football League, the Egyptian Football Cup and the Egyptian National Football Team, held under the umbrella of the Egyptian Football Association (EFA) through the JumpTV platform, via the Company's video-on-demand (VOD), subscription-video-on-demand (SVOD) and pay-per-view services-with the number of matches available expected to go up each year of the agreement. The partnership provides for worldwide access via www.JumpTV.com, with the exception of certain Middle Eastern and Asian countries as well as Italy.

"Over the past two years Egyptian football has made tremendous strides and is attaining worldwide recognition; during 2006, Egypt won the African Nations Cup for a record fifth time while Al Ahly -- the back-to-back Egyptian League and African Champions League title holder for 2005 and 2006 -- clinched third place in the FIFA Club World Cup Japan 2006. From its side, in pursuit of diversifying its financial resources to better support the game, EFA has for the first time licensed its tournaments digital rights," said Yassine El Oraby, managing director of Arpu+.

"We were keen to acquire rights for such popular content and we believe that the collaboration between Arpu+ and JumpTV will broaden the potential online audience for Egyptian football. We look forward to setting a global example for Internet-based sports broadcast through this long-term relationship with JumpTV," he added.

"This agreement represents a deepening of our relationship with telecom giant Orascom. Recently JumpTV announced an agreement with Orascom's LINKdotNET to carry all of JumpTV's channels across each of the company's 10 web portals -- representing viewership of more than 10 million monthly unique visitors," said Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, president and chief executive officer of JumpTV International. "We believe that gaining the broadcast rights to one of the most respected football leagues in both Africa and the Middle East is a fantastic opportunity for JumpTV and is aligned with our strategy of providing the best-in-class content to diaspora communities."

"Throughout the term of our 5-year exclusive agreement with EFA, subscribers in the different markets will be able to stream and download this content on their mobile phones and over the Internet," added Moemen Ahmed, Business Development Manager of Arpu+. "It is a service that has been long awaited by Egyptian Football fans living abroad, scattered across the U.S., Canada, Australia and across the globe. Now they will be able to follow the games at a touch of a button."

"Broadcasting the Egyptian Football games strongly enhances JumpTV's portfolio of sports content. With more than 3.5 million Egyptians living outside of the country and a region-wide fan base for Egyptian football, we believe there is a large market for this content," said Mark David, managing director of JumpTV International.

Subscribers can choose to purchase a single game for US$5.95 or opt for a monthly subscription for US$24.95, which provides access to roughly 12 to 15 games per month.

About JumpTV

JumpTV (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) is the world's leading subscription-based broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet. With over 250 channels from 70+ countries, JumpTV delivers its subscribers full-screen news, sports and entertainment content on a real-time basis from all corners of the globe. JumpTV has subscribers from over 80 countries who view channels on the JumpTV online network via high-speed Internet connections on their home computers, laptops, Internet-enabled televisions and mobile phones.

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