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JumpTV adds Al-Jazeera channel today, while cablecos still waiting on CRTC decision

News | 05/12/2003 4:00 am EDT

Internet broadcaster JumpTV.com added the Al-Jazeera television channel to its lineup today at a price of US$9.95 a month for high-speed subscribers and US$5.95 a month for dial-up customers, beating Canada’s cablecos to the punch. When contacted by Canadian Communications Reports, JumpTV CEO Farrel Miller would not reveal any financial details about the agreement inked with the controversial 24-hour Arabic-language news channel known for airing videotapes featuring interviews with Osama bin Laden.

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