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BroadbandTV Announces Production Program for MCN Channel Partners

VANCOUVER, British Columbia(13 Nov 2013)

Today, BroadbandTV, operator of the world’s third largest Multi-Channel Network, announced a production program for qualifying channel partners. The program will fund original content projects and provide expertise and funds to create original content. BroadbandTV will also co-produce premium content with select partners in the coming months across a number of its content verticals.

“We want our growing number of channel partners to be as successful as possible and arm them with the tools, expertise and funds to help them grow their audience,” said Shahrzad Rafati, Founder and CEO, BroadbandTV. “It’s an incredibly exciting time for the industry and we’re committed to keeping our partners at the forefront of market developments while offering up further premium original content for advertisers.”

The production program joins an existing suite of services from BroadbandTV, including: talent management, partner services, creative and promotion services, ad sales and its leading technology platform. The team will be working with MCN channel partners on specific projects in the coming months.

BroadbandTV now boasts more than 12,500 channel partners, achieves over 1.2 billion views from over 100 million subscribers and boasts over 70 full-time staff. The company closed an initial funding round of $36 million from European entertainment and broadcasting network RTL Group in June 2013.

About BroadbandTV

BroadbandTV is an innovative media and technology company that drives success for online video creators by leveraging its proprietary technology and massive online reach. BroadbandTV is one of the world’s largest entertainment networks on YouTube with over 12,000 network partners amassing one billion impressions per month. The company lives by its core values of Creativity, Collaboration, Care and Drive to foster entrepreneurship amongst independent content creators, and to advance the online video industry.