New Arabic Online Network Unveils Premier Global Television Service

    Talfazat to Stream Top-Rated Live and On-Demand Arabic TV Content

    PLAINVIEW, N.Y. and TORONTO, Aug. 26 /CNW/ -- JumpTV Inc. (TSX/AIM: JTV)
and NeuLion Inc., leading providers of live and on-demand international and
sports programming over the Internet, announced today the launch of a new
online service -- -- that delivers the largest selection of
live and on-demand Arabic television content available anywhere.
offers Arabs worldwide an opportunity to tune into their favorite live
television channels or on-demand programs with a simple Internet connection.
    (Logo: ) features more than 35 of the most popular channels and over
thousands of hours of video-on-demand from leading Arabic content providers
including Dubai TV, LBC, Aljazeera News, Aljazeera English, Rotana, Future TV,
New TV, 2M and many others.
    Through, Arab viewers have access to the best and most up to
date news, entertainment, top Ramadan shows and series, movies, music-clips
and more. is a subscription-based service that provides streaming of
content to computers and laptops affording users one central place to access
leading Arabic-language entertainment.  The website displays a customized user
experience, easy navigation, superior video quality and a comprehensive
selection of popular content from the Middle East and North Africa (MENA)
    This online video network has been launched in conjunction with Ramadan,
a holy month in the Islamic calendar.  Talfazat offers over 800 hours of the
most popular Ramadan shows and series.
    Talfazat comes to the marketplace through the technology and core
capabilities of JumpTV and NeuLion.  The web streaming powerhouses have
collectively launched the most complete online television experience with the
ability to best serve Arab market interests.  Content can be viewed anywhere,
anytime without the need for satellite or cable installation.
    Talfazat has exclusive IPTV rights to stream television programming to
viewers globally and many of the channels are not offered anywhere else.  In
the coming months, Talfazat plans to launch a set-top-box that will allow
viewers to watch live and on-demand content on the television in addition to
the computer.  Talfazat will be a multi-platform Arabic service.
    "We're excited about the opportunity to serve our Arabic end-users in a
way that's unparallel to anything available out there for this community.  In
terms of the sheer volume and caliber of content available both on a live and
on-demand basis, users will appreciate the high quality and affordable price,"
said Amir Hegazi, general manager of Talfazat.
    "Talfazat helps Dubai TV reach new Arab audiences over the Internet
worldwide, especially those living outside the Middle East and North Africa
region.  We're looking forward to the mutual cooperation between the two
entities," said Hassan Chahine, CTO of Dubai Media Incorporated.
    New Talfazat Packages Include:
    -- On-Demand Package is $15 per month for a monthly subscription, $30 for
a three month prepaid subscription and $60 for a six month prepaid
    -- Live TV Package is $20 per month for a monthly subscription, $40 for a
three month prepaid subscription and $80 for a six month prepaid subscription
    -- Super TV Package is $25 per month for a monthly subscription, $50 for
a three month prepaid subscription and $100 for a six month prepaid
    Ramadan Promotion: Receive one month free when a three month plan is
purchased.  Visit to learn more about the service and
promotional packages.
    On June 9, 2008, NeuLion announced the signing of an agreement to merge
with IPTV leader JumpTV Inc. (TSX, AIM:JTV).  The merger is subject to various
approvals and is expected to close on or about October 1, 2008.  The combined
company will have over 200 sports content partners and over 200 international
television content partners using the companies' end-to-end IPTV solutions to
deliver video content and other new media services to provide multi-platforms
including the PC, the television through set top boxes and mobile devices. For
complete details visit
    About NeuLion:
    NeuLion is an IPTV service provider that builds broadcasting networks
operating over the Internet.  By using the public Internet, content can reach
viewers anywhere in the world.
    NeuLion Customers are interested in reaching specific markets with a
broadcast television and video streaming service or are broadband providers
looking for new applications.  NeuLion offers an end-to-end service that
delivers content directly to the TV, PC or a variety of other consumer
    Programming carried by NeuLion includes sports, religious networks,
broadcast television from international providers and others.  The technology
used by NeuLion allows streaming video to be delivered at lower bandwidths
than cable and satellite television signals without sacrificing picture
quality.  NeuLion's service also allows Customers to have their own network.
To learn more visit
    About JumpTV:
    JumpTV (, (TSX/AIM:JTV), is a world leading broadcaster of
live and on-demand sports video over the Internet. In the last twelve months,
JumpTV streamed more than 15,000 live and exclusive sporting events --
comprised of top college (NCAA), professional and Hispanic sports coverage --
to millions of fans globally. JumpTV also delivers a broad offering of
internet services to its partners including web hosting, live event video
streaming, ticket management and e-commerce.  Through JumpTV's consumer
websites:, Cycling.TV and, as well as its collegiate
and international sports partner websites, JumpTV streams tens of thousands of
hours of live and on-demand events and international programming over the
Internet each year.  JumpTV gives fans a lifeline to their favorite sports
content when they want it, how they want it, where they want it, wherever they
are in the world. To learn more visit

For further information:

For further information: Talfazat, Amir A. Hegazi, General Manager,
Talfazat - JumpTV, +1-416-786-0907, Web Site:              

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