JumpTV Inc.
AIM : JTV
TSX : JTV

JumpTV Inc.

August 23, 2006 08:30 ET

JumpTV Signs Four Exclusive Channel Partner Agreements With Leading Indian Television Channels

India TV News, Kairali TV, People TV and Amrita TV Join JumpTV's Internet-Television Line-Up

TORONTO--(CCNMatthews - August 23, 2006) - JumpTV Inc. (AIM: JTV) (TSX: JTV) (www.jumptv.com), the world's leading broadcaster of ethnic television over the Internet, announced it has signed exclusive Internet-broadcast distribution agreements with four Indian television channels specializing in news, current events, politics and wholesome family entertainment.

Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, president and chief executive officer of JumpTV International stated, "With more than 15 million people of Indian origin living outside of the sub-continent -- more than half of whom live in countries with high-broadband penetration such as the UK, the United States, Canada, the Netherlands and the UAE -- we believe there is a massive global market for these channels."

Vinod Kumar, director in JumpTV's Asia-Pacific group commented, "We are pleased to add such valuable partners as India TV News, Kairali TV, People TV and Amrita TV to JumpTV's growing channel lineup. These channels add a new and diverse level of Indian programming to our strong roster of content which includes Sony Entertainment Television Asia, Punjab Today and Balle Balle, among others."

Each channel will be priced at US$9.95 per month when launched commercially and at a later date will likely make up components of an Indian and/or South Asian bundle.

India TV News (www.indiatvnews.com) is one of the leading 24-hour Hindi news and current affairs channels in the country with programming that includes "Aap Ki Adalat," one of the most influential Indian news television programs.

Kairali TV (www.kairalitv.in) provides programming that captures the arts and culture of the Malayalees and has quickly become a preferred channel among the Malayalam speaking population. Kairali's sibling station, People TV, focuses on news and current issues.

Amrita TV (www.amritatv.com) offers a variety of wholesome family entertainment that includes dramas, talk-shows, films, music performances, local news and children's programming.

India TV News, Kairali TV, People TV and Amrita TV are contracts that have been signed subsequent to the Company's June 30, 2006 quarter end disclosure. JumpTV now has 209 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 200 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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