J:COM Does Donations

Easily donate to UNICEF by purchasing and watching short films on VOD service

November 30, 2007

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TOKYO -- Jupiter Telecommunications Co., Ltd. (J:COM; JASDAQ: 4817), the largestmultiple system operator (MSO) in Japan, announced today that starting December 1, theircustomers will be able to make a charitable contributions to UNICEF Japan when they purchase oneof three selected short films available through J:COM’s Donations On Demand service. These newshort films are supplied in cooperation with J:COM and UNICEF by the Online International ShortFilm Festival CON-CAN, which is sponsored by Media Research, Inc., based in Tokyo.1

The Donation On Demand service, which was launched in December 2006, enables customers todonate easily with their remote control. Previously, this service enabled customers to donate toUNICEF after watching a video letter featuring the Japanese UNICEF ambassador Agnes Chanhighlighting the activities of UNICEF. As of the end of October 2007, the total donated through thisservice had reached 1,011,500 Japanese yen. Starting December 1st, the service will enablecustomers to donate after watching a new version of the video letter, or one of three short filmsfocused on the topic of children, taken from the past four CON-CAN Film Festivals. These filmswill be rotated tri-monthly and will be available for 1,050 Japanese yen (including tax for 24 hoursviewing). When a customer makes a VOD purchase, J:COM will donate the full amount (afterdeducting tax, 1000 JPY) to the designated charity on behalf of the customer.

When the service began in December last year, customers were able to donate to UNICEF. Then inJuly 2007, when the Niigata earthquake stroke, J:COM once again reached out to the community byusing this platform to help raise relief money for victims of the earthquake. Since launching theservice, J:COM has received strong customer response.

In the future, J:COM will continue to promote activities that contribute to public safety and welfare,by utilizing the Donation On Demand service to support various charities.

Jupiter Telecommunications Co. Ltd. (J:COM)

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