JumpTV
AIM : JTV
TSX : JTV

December 28, 2006 04:00 ET

JumpTV Signs Exclusive Partnership With Silverbird TV

Internet Television Broadcaster to Offer Top Nigerian Television Network on JumpTV.com

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - December 28, 2006) - JumpTV Inc. (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) (www.jumptv.com), the world's leading broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet, has signed an exclusive Internet-broadcast agreement with Silverbird TV (STV), a popular television channel broadcasting from Lagos, Nigeria's second largest city.

Silverbird TV will be available at a price of $US9.95 per month when launched commercially and will likely be included in a bundle of Sub Saharan African channels at a later date.

"JumpTV has developed a leading Internet television brand by partnering with hundreds of top-tier television channels like ours. We are confident that coupling our programming with JumpTV's platform and marketing expertise, will enhance significantly Silverbird TV's international media presence and provide all Nigerians with broadband Internet access to the shows they know and love," said Tariye Isoun, group head of strategy for Silverbird TV.

Commenting on the partnership Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, president and Chief Executive officer of JumpTV International stated, "Our partnership with Silverbird TV is representative of JumpTV's promise to provide access to the most diverse, sought-after television from around the world. With estimates of over 10 million Nigerians living in diaspora communities around the world including large numbers in London, Toronto and New York there is a large potential audience for Silverbird TV's programming."

Douglas Ames, general manager of JumpTV's Africa and Caribbean group said, "The signing of Silverbird Television will increase our subscribers' access to Nigerian movies and local television series, well known as being the best quality productions out of Africa."

Silverbird TV was signed subsequent to the Company's September 30, 2006 quarter-end disclosure. JumpTV now has 242 channels under license.

About JumpTV

JumpTV (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) is the world's leading subscription-based broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet. With over 230 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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