Vuze Joins the Broadbandtv Network

    'Vuze to Offer Powerful Lineup of Premium Video Content with Broadbandtv

    LAS VEGAS, Jan. 29 /CNW/ -- Broadbandtv Corp. (Broadbandtv), a North
American leader in the aggregation, optimization and distribution of video
content via Internet, and Vuze, Inc., the rapidly growing high-res IPTV
platform, with an installed base of 18 million client downloads, announced a
strategic alliance to offer Broadbandtv's premium content to Vuze on an
advertising supported basis.
    Broadbandtv will deliver premium television content for Vuze and will
make the programming free to download for Vuze users worldwide. Broadbandtv's
extensive library of premium TV and movie programming exceeds 15,000 titles
from around the world and will provide optimized meta-tags utilizing its
intelligent "Opti-Find" automated keyword generation technology. This feature
will facilitate content searches and ensure that users connect with their
desired Broadbandtv entertainment.
    "Vuze has an amazing roster of premium content partners," said Gilles
BianRosa, CEO of Vuze, Inc. "Today's partnership with Broadbandtv will expand
Vuze's expansive library of premium entertainment content to our growing
audience of users. Beyond delivering an excellent library of titles,
Broadbandtv is at the forefront of content discoverability, which is important
because Vuze delivers more than one million hours of high-quality video per
    "We are thrilled to add Vuze to the Broadbandtv network, a truly first
rate IPTV platform that is exhibiting staggering organic growth," said
Shahrzad Rafati, CEO of Broadbandtv. "We are focused on providing our content
partners with unparalleled distribution opportunities with the top InternetTV
properties on the net and working with a market leader like Vuze is a big part
of that strategy."
    The partnership will offer premium, licensed television content for free
online. Broadbandtv and Vuze will share advertising revenue generated from
paid sponsorship of Broadbandtv's content. More than 100 titles from
Broadbandtv will be live by the first week of February 2008. Vuze can be
downloaded without charge or subscription from
    About Broadbandtv
    Broadbandtv is a media & technology company that specializes in the
aggregation, optimization, tracking, monetization of video content via
Internet Protocol (IP). With a library of over 15,000 titles, Broadbandtv
creates compelling distribution opportunities for its content partners and
income generation opportunities for its network and advertising partners.
Broadbandtv is a leader in the development of cutting edge technology to help
content owners identify, secure and monetize pirated and premium content.
    About Vuze
    Vuze is the world's most popular entertainment platform for DVD-quality
and HD video content. With an installed base of 18 million unique client
downloads in its first year, 500,000 new viewers joining per week and more
than 100 content partners to date, Vuze is experiencing unprecedented organic
growth. Vuze attracts and features high quality content from a growing roster
of global television networks, premier production studios and thousands of
maverick content creators, on the most advanced, most open entertainment
platform ever created. Vuze is a Red Herring 100 Award Winner, recently named
one of the top 100 tech startups of 2007.  Vuze, Inc, formerly known as
Azureus, Inc., is headquartered in Palo Alto, with offices in Los Angeles and
New York.

For further information:

For further information: Michael Moeschler of Voce Communications, 
+1-650-228-5176,, for Broadbandtv Corp.; or Lewis 
Ball of Broadbandtv Corp., +1-604-288-2704, Web Site:        

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