JumpTV Inc.
AIM : JTV
TSX : JTV

JumpTV Inc.

October 16, 2006 08:00 ET

JumpTV to Offer International Television Channels to Comcast's High-Speed Internet Subscribers

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - October 16, 2006) - JumpTV (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) (www.jumptv.com), the world's leading broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet, announced that it is launching a pilot program with Comcast Corporation to market and promote its international television channels to Comcast's high-speed Internet subscribers through the company's portal, www.comcast.net. JumpTV's international television channels will be available to Comcast's 10 million high-speed Internet subscribers beginning in November. Comcast.net users will be able to sign up for a promotional two-week trial to JumpTV's service, free of charge.

JumpTV offers more than 223 channels from more than 69 countries, including Sony Entertainment Television Asia (India), CNS (Guyan), Bandeirantes (Brazil), America TV, Canal 9 (Argentina), TV Chile and VTV Uruguay, among others.

G. Scott Paterson, chief executive officer of JumpTV said, "JumpTV's primary objective is to secure exclusive worldwide Internet Protocol broadcasting rights for the leading ethnic television channels around the world with a view to marketing these channels to subscribers globally. Key to our marketing strategy is the establishment of partnerships with the world's leading media companies and we are delighted to partner with Comcast for this exciting trial."

JumpTV joins a distinctive array of news, finance, sports, lifestyle and entertainment content already available on Comcast.net, which also offers a deep library of streaming video clips through the award-winning media player, the Fan ™.

"Comcast's goal is to provide our high-speed Internet subscribers access to more value and features, including a growing inventory of premium video content," said Charlie Herrin, Senior Vice President, Product Development, Comcast Interactive Media. "With our speed advantage, we can provide a high-quality viewing experience to those users who want to stay connected with their homeland through the great selection of international programming available on JumpTV."

About JumpTV

JumpTV (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) is the world's leading subscription-based broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet. With over 220 channels from 65+ 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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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 JumpTV or its managements. These statements reflect JumpTV'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 JumpTV's prospectus (admission document) dated August 1, 2006. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date hereof, and JumpTV assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances.


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