SOURCE: JumpTV Inc.

July 06, 2007 11:27 ET

Directorate Additions

JumpTV Inc. ("JumpTV" or the "Company")

TORONTO--(Marketwire - July 6, 2007) - The Company (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) is pleased to announce that, on May 15,2007, Gary Slaight and Jordan Banks joined the Board of JumpTV Inc.

Mr. Slaight is President and Chief Executive Officer of Standard Broadcasting Corporation Limited, the largest privately owned multi-media company in Canada. Mr. Slaight is also the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Sirius Radio Canada Inc. Mr. Slaight was named Broadcast Executive of the Year in 1992, 1993, 1996 and 1998 at the Annual Music Industry Awards by Canadian Music Week. In 2004, he received the Award for Outstanding Community Service by an Individual Broadcaster from the Canadian Association of Broadcasters. In March 2005, he was inducted into the Canadian Music Industry Hall of Fame.

Mr. Banks is the Managing Director of eBay Canada. In this role, he is the senior-level executive responsible for the ongoing development of eBay Canada including operations, strategy and marketing. Prior to his appointment as Managing Director, Mr. Banks was the head of business and strategic development for eBay's Canadian operations. Prior to joining eBay Canada, Mr. Banks managed the Licensing and International Business group at the National Hockey League Players' Association where he was responsible for supervising and managing global retail product licensees, negotiating license and international event agreements, as well as identifying and pursuing new areas of business for the organization.

Commenting on the new Board directors, chairman and chief executive officer of JumpTV, G. Scott Paterson said, "We are thrilled to welcome Gary and Jordan to our Board. Both bring with them a wealth of experience and expertise in our industry. We are confident that their contribution as Board members will be invaluable to JumpTV as we continue to execute on our strategic objectives."

Save as set out in the Appendix, there are no further details in relation to the above appointments which require disclosure under paragraph (g) of Schedule 2 to the AIM Rules. Full details of the above are also disclosed on the website www.sedi.com.

The Company also announces that its registered office is now 463 King Street West, 3rd Floor, Toronto, ON, M5V 1K4.

About JumpTV

Live Television From Around the World -- online, anytime, anywhere.

JumpTV (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) is the world's leading distributor of live Internet television. With over 290 TV channels from 75+ countries, JumpTV delivers full-screen news, sports and entertainment content on a real-time basis from all corners of the globe to computers, Internet-enabled TV sets, IP set-top-boxes and cell phones with browser access.

Forward-looking statement

Certain statements herein may constitute forward-looking statements, including those identified by the expressions "may," "will," "should," "could," "anticipate," "believe," "plan," "estimate," "potential," "expect," "intent" and similar expressions to the extent they relate to the Company or its managements. These statements reflect the Company's current expectations and are based on information currently available to management. These forward-looking statements are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties, assumptions and other factors that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations, including the matters discussed under "Risk Factors" contained in the Company's prospectus (admission document) dated August 1, 2006 and the matters discussed under "Risk Factors" contained in the Company's final short form prospectus dated February 19, 2007. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and the Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.

Appendix

Information provided in accordance with paragraph g of Schedule 2 to the AIM rules:

(i) the director's full name and age together with any previous names;

Gary Slaight, Age 56, none

(ii) the names of all companies and partnerships of which the director has been a director or partner at any time in the previous five years, indicating whether or not the director is still a director or partner;

Name of Company
Sirius Radio Canada (Director)
Canadian Music Council (Director)
Sick Children's Hospital Foundation (Director)
Gilda's Club (Director)
Toronto's Walk of Fame (Director)
Moontaxi and Maplemusic (Director)
(i) the director's full name and age together with any previous names;

Jordan Robert Banks, Age 39, none

(ii) the names of all companies and partnerships of which the director has been a director or partner at any time in the previous five years, indicating whether or not the director is still a director or partner;

none

Contact Information

  • For further information, please contact:
    Canaccord Adams Limited:
    Nominated Adviser
    Chris Bowman
    Andrew Chubb
    +44 20 7050 6500

    JumpTV PR / IR N. America:
    Lewis Goldberg
    KCSA Worldwide
    Tel: +1-212-896-1216
    Email: Email Contact