JumpTV, the web TV broadcaster specialising in ethnic channels, has recently signed 10 Internet distributiom agreements with channels from Ghana, Bangladesh, Kosovo, Russia, Zimbabwe, Burundi, Korea, the UAE, Poland and Bosnia. The 10 new channels are expected to be individually priced at $9.95 per month when launched and may be included in future language- or region-specific channel bundles.
RTNB is the only channel that broadcasts from Burundi and will serve as the only way for people living outside the country to access its programming.
Three of the channels announced are the most popular in their respective markets; these include TV3 news and lifestyle channel from Ghana, RTV21 from Kosovo and ZTV of Zimbabwe. Also, several of the recently signed television channels cater to niche markets around the globe, including: Dong Ah TV, Korea’s style network; 4funtv, Poland’s interactive music channel; and Infinity TV, an entertainment channel from Dubai.