SOURCE: Blackout Media Corp.

February 23, 2007 15:00 ET

Fight Network Coming to America!

Blackout Media Corp.'s The Fight Network Signs Agreement With First Carrier in the United States -- Backspace TV

TORONTO -- (MARKET WIRE) -- February 23, 2007 -- Blackout Media Corp.'s (PINKSHEETS: BKMP) The Fight Network, North America's first and only all combatant sports and entertainment channel, is pleased to announce that they have signed a distribution agreement with Backspace TV of San Luis Obispo of California to launch the network on Backspace's IPTV and Internet Television platforms.

IPTV is fast becoming an alternate distribution method to cable and satellite for delivering broadcast signals and on-demand entertainment to consumers.

The Fight Network is looking to begin distribution on the Backspace platform in June of 2007.

"As a provider of both Walled Garden and Open Internet IPTV services, Backspace Communications has seen the popularity of Internet distributed entertainment skyrocket over the past five years," stated Backspace CEO, Fling Traylor. He further added, "Fundamental to this growth are forward-thinking networks such as The Fight Network. This agreement brings to Backspace a cornerstone venue complementing our existing offering allowing us to fulfill the desire of our subscribers for a rich lineup of Internet distributed content."

"We have always had the goal of getting our network into the United States and we hope this is the first of many distribution agreements that we sign," stated Mike Garrow, President of The Fight Network. "Backspace has the ability to distribute our network throughout the United States with their system and we are very pleased to be a part of that. This is a very exciting time for The Fight Network that we are finally realizing one of our goals of becoming the international source for fight content. This is just the start of our rollout," he added.

About Backspace IPTV

Backspace Communications has taken the next step forward in media convergence. While there is no shortage of content, Backspace Communications is the first ever provider of its kind. Backspace delivers live television channels, digital quality music, and premium movie channels in real time over existing IP networks.

Backspace Communications mission is to expand the reach of broadcast entertainment by delivering over a more widespread network. Backspace brings premium quality programming to areas not served by conventional broadcast methods by delivering over broadband networks. Backspace delivers better quality video to a unified platform where the subscriber can conduct all of their Internet, entertainment, and communications needs.

About The Fight Network

The Fight Network is a cross-platform media company with brand interest in television, pay-per-view, radio, mobile and web. All five of these media 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. The Fight Network's Website is:

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.

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