Streaming21 Opens in Japan

Streaming21 establishes Japan subsidiary for its growing IPTV business

May 11, 2007

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TOKYO -- Streaming21, the world's leader in broadcast-quality streaming solutions, launches its new wholly-owned subsidiary today in Tokyo, Japan. The new subsidiary, Streaming21 K.K., will better serve its Japan customers with high-quality local engineering, project management and sales supports. The Company will also establish new channels and build local strategic partners to expand business in the fast-growing IPTV market in Japan. As IPTV service providers in Japan upgrade their service portfolios to high definition and IPv6 standards, Streaming21 Japan will continue innovations to help deliver high-impact services that drive subscriptions and improve ARPU.

Streaming21's presence now spans the United States, Taiwan, Japan and China. The Company's end-to-end IPTV solution has been deployed by Tier 1 Telcos and IPTV service providers in these markets, such as NTT Communications, NEO Index, VIC TOKAI, Enterwave and TEPCO in Japan, KT (Korea Telecom) in South Korea, and Chunghwa Telecom in Taiwan.

Dr. Joe Lin, President and CEO of Streaming21 said, "Japan represents a key growth market for Streaming21. We hope to establish trusted, long-term strategic relationships with local telcos and broadband service providers to grow business together."

Streaming21 has appointed Mike Chiang, VP of Business Development of Streaming21, as the Acting General Manager of Streaming21 K.K. He will lead the Japanese team in solution integration, sales support and project management. Chiang is a proven executive with substantial expertise in streaming services, and has led Streaming21 teams to win IPTV projects at KT, TEPCO and NTT.

Streaming21 Inc.

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