JumpTV Inc.
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JumpTV Inc.

April 16, 2007 04:01 ET

JumpTV Adds 10 Leading Channels to Global Lineup

Online Television Network Adds Top Broadcasters From Eastern Europe, Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - April 16, 2007) - JumpTV Inc. (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) (www.jumptv.com), the world's leading broadcaster of television over the Internet, announced today that it has recently signed 10 internet broadcast agreements with channels from Ghana, Bangladesh, Kosovo, Russia, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Korea, the UAE, Poland and Bosnia.

The channels signed are:



-- TV3 (Ghana)
-- ATN Bangla (Bangladesh)
-- RTV21 (Kosovo)
-- RTR News (Russia)
-- ZTV (Zimbabwe)
-- RTNB (Burundi)
-- Dong Ah TV (Korea)
-- Infinity TV (UAE)
-- 4fun.tv (Poland)
-- TV Kanal 3 (Bosnia & Herzegovina)


The 10 new channels are expected to be individually priced at US$9.95 per month when launched and may be included in future language- or region-specific channel bundles.

RTNB is the only channel that broadcasts from Burundi and will serve as the only way for people living outside the country to access its programming. Three of the channels announced are the most popular / #1 in their respective markets -- these include TV3 news and lifestyle channel from Ghana, RTV21 from Kosovo and ZTV of Zimbabwe. Also, several of the recently signed television channels cater to niche markets around the globe, including: Dong Ah TV, Korea's style network; 4funtv, Poland's interactive music channel; and Infinity TV, an entertainment channel from Dubai.

Commenting on the partnership with JumpTV, Henry Muradzikwa, chief executive officer, Zimbabwe Broadcasting Holdings, said, "ZTV has hundreds of thousands of fans living outside of Zimbabwe that until now could not access our programming. By partnering with JumpTV, we are extending our global reach, turning into an international brand by providing access to our television shows on a platform that is simple and easily accessible with a broadband connection."

"Everyday more and more television content is broadcast online, yet the search for relevant, affinity programming goes unfulfilled. This holds especially true for immigrants; JumpTV has created a platform for the distribution of international television that meets needs of both viewers and broadcasters," said Sila Celik, head of content acquisition, programming and marketing at JumpTV.

Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, president and chief executive officer of JumpTV International, stated, "These ten channels provide additional choices to JumpTV viewers who are looking for television content beyond what traditional cable or satellite companies can provide."

About JumpTV

JumpTV (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) is the world's leading broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet. With over 290 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 in over 100 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.

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.

This document is available on the JumpTV website at www.jumptv.com

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