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02/03/2006 | Stefan Seitz

New Method of Broadcasting to Ukrainian Expatriates Established

KIEV, Ukraine, January 30, 2006 - TV-5, Ukraines leading television channel for news and information, announced today that it has selected JumpTV (www.jumptv.com <http://www.jumptv.com>) as its Internet broadcast partner for the international distribution of its content.

The partnership with JumpTV enables TV-5 to tap into the rapidly growing Internet television boom, broaden its well-respected brand, reach Ukrainian nationals globally, as well as develop a new, subscriber-based revenue stream.

For the past few years TV-5 has been exploring the best method for broadcasting our content over the Internet. We knew that with millions of Ukrainians and people of Ukrainian heritage living around the world, there was a tremendous untapped market for people who would want to watch television from the Ukraine, said Ivan Adumcuk, general manager of TV-5. JumpTV met all of our criteria for an Internet broadcast partner, including knowledge of digital rights maintenance, a turnkey solution for digitizing and marketing our content internationally, as well as providing us with a new, regular stream of revenue.

JumpTVs global Internet-television network streams live, high-quality international television signals via its website from stations in nearly 50 countries to subscribers in more than 70 nations around the world. Subscribers can watch this television content from their desktop computers or any other Internet-enabled device using their choice of high-speed Internet connections.

We are thrilled that TV-5 has chosen JumpTV as its partner. There are few stations in all of Europe that have the same quality of programming, viewer loyalty, and intense interest in Internet broadcasting as TV-5. By partnering with JumpTV, anyone of Ukrainian descent or an interest in the countrys culture can now watch original Ukrainian television content on the internet anywhere, anytime they want, as long as they have a high-speed connection, said Kaleil Isaza Tuzman, president of JumpTV.

About TV-5
TV-5 is the first multi-regional information channel broadcast from the Ukraine. With TV-5, viewers have the ability to obtain objective information regarding important current events in the Ukraine as well as the rest of the world. Viewers can enjoy programs such as: Noviy chas, Chas za Grinvichem, Zakryta Zona, and 5kopiyok, an ironic talk show about political and social problems, as well as VIP-jinka a program on female views of Ukrainian politics.

About JumpTV- "The World's Online Television Network"

JumpTV (www.JumpTV.com) is the world's leading destination for online television. With over 100 channels from nearly 50 countries, JumpTV delivers its subscribers high-resolution news, sports and entertainment content on a real-time basis from all corners of the globe. JumpTV has subscribers from over 70 countries, who pay $5.95 - $19.95 per month to view channels on the JumpTV online network--on everything from home computers and online-enabled television sets, to office laptops, mobile phones and video game consoles. JumpTV allows its subscribers to watch what they want, when they want, on whatever Internet-enabled device they want from wherever they want.

For a preview of the JumpTV subscriber experience, or to become a broadcast partner, please visit us online at www.jumptv.com.

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