SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

June 13, 2006 08:41 ET

Blackout Media Corp.'s Fight Network Lights up on Aurora Cable

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 13, 2006 -- Blackout Media Corp's (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) -- The Fight Network™ is pleased to announce that Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc. (CCSA) member Aurora Cable has added Fight Network to its channel line up.

Available on channel 204, The Fight Network is the first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel that delivers the very best in boxing, wrestling, mixed martial arts, and other combatant styles along with top-notch "fight theme" movies, documentaries, and news 24 hours a day. Pride FC, K-1, TNA Wrestling (Xplosion), Ring of Honor, Showtime Boxing: Shobox, and TKO are just a few of the network's programming highlights.

"We are pleased to be welcoming Aurora Cable onboard to deliver our service to their subscriber base," said Mike Garrow President of Fight Network. "Get ready fight fans the Aurora Cable Network is set to light up with 'non-stop action' on channel 204 each and everyday," he added.

For a complete list of programming and the latest news from the fight world, please visit www.thefightnetwork.com.

About Aurora Cable Inc.:

Aurora Cable has been in existence since January 1965. Aurora provides services to the people of the Town of Aurora and the community of Oak Ridges, in Richmond Hill, Ontario.

Now, in the new millennium, Aurora has evolved into a company that provides high-quality television service as well as a high-grade high-speed data service for local business. In September of 2001 Aurora launched a state-of-the-art digital television platform, based on technology supplied by Motorola. This year Aurora is launching high-definition TV distribution, has started supporting Personal Video Recorders (PVRs) and has upgraded our high-speed broadband Internet service to a phenomenal speed of up to 9Mbps.

Aurora has ATM transmission technology incorporated within the network, as well as SONET technology.

About The Fight Network:

The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, radio and web. All three of these media offerings are seamlessly integrated to offer fans of combatant sports and related entertainment a true convergence experience. The Fight Network Inc. corporate headquarters is located in Toronto, Canada. Additional information on the company can be found at www.thefightnetwork.com.

About Blackout Media Corp.:

Blackout Media Corp. is a holding company with an interest in Blackout Communications who is a diversified media and entertainment company conducting operations in digital television, VOD, PPV, radio the Internet and print under the brand name "The Fight Network." The activities of Blackout Media Corp. are conducted principally in Canada and the United States.

Safe Harbor

Certain statements in this news release may contain forward-looking information within the meaning of Rule 175 under the Securities Act of 1933 and Rule 3b-6 under the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, and are subject to the safe harbor created by those rules. All statements, other than statements of fact, included in this release, including, without limitation, statements regarding potential future plans and objectives of the company, are forward-looking statements that involve risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Technical complications that may arise could prevent the prompt implementation of any strategically significant plan(s) outlined above. The company cautions that these forward-looking statements are further qualified by other factors. The company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any statements in this release, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Contact Information

  • Investor Relations:

    CONTACT:
    Blackout Media Corp.
    Telephone 416-987.2133
    Fax 416 348.9418
    E-mail ir@blackoutmedia.com

    Media Contacts:

    Stephen Murdoch
    OEB International C/O The Fight Network Inc.
    Public Relations/Public Affairs
    Tel: (905) 682-7203 extension 22
    Fax: (905) 682-7481
    E-mail: smurdoch@oeb.com