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Jetix Europe N.V (0K1V)

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Monday 09 June, 2008

Jetix Europe N.V

Jetix Europe and the Walt Disney Company Ltd ag...





Amsterdam, The Netherlands and London, UK - Jetix Europe N.V.  (AMEX:
JETIX; Reuters: JETIX.AS; Bloomberg:  JETIX.NA) today announced  that
it has  signed  an  agreement  with  an  affiliate  of  its  majority
shareholder, The Walt Disney Company Ltd, for the distribution of its
channels and  digital  content across  Europe,  the Middle  East  and
Africa (EMEA).

The move, which will come  into effect as of  1 July 2008, will  mean
that the distribution  of Jetix channels  in the region  will now  be
serviced by Disney-ABC International Television's newly integrated TV
distribution business.

Disney-ABC International Television already services programme  sales
for Jetix content to free-to-air broadcasters globally.  The new deal
will strengthen  this  partnership, which  currently  represents  the
leading  Disney-branded   kids  channels,   Disney  Channel,   Disney
Cinemagic, Playhouse  Disney,  Toon Disney,  as  well as  the  highly
successful sports services ESPN Classic and NASN.

DAIT's responsibilities will span  all platforms including cable  and
satellite as well as digital services such as IPTV and PPV.

Paul Taylor, Chief  Executive of  Jetix Europe, said:  "The new  deal
with DAIT  will  allow us  to  benefit from  Disney's  strong  market
presence in all of our key territories. Channel distribution is a key
revenue stream for  us and  I am confident  that being  part of  this
first  class   integrated   distribution   operation   will   deliver
significant benefits over the medium to long term."

Tom  Toumazis,  Executive  Vice  President  &  Managing  Director  of
Disney-ABC International  Television  EMEA  &  Canada,  added:  "This
agreement completes the EMEA integration of our Channel and Programme
distribution assets  and teams,  to  better serve  our  international
clients and deliver value for  our Company, adding Jetix channels  to
the unique brand strength of Disney and ESPN channels."

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For further information please contact:


Press
Lee Hobbs                                   Alexandra Lepee
Jetix Europe                                Jetix Europe
Tel. +44 (0)20 8222 5910                    Tel. +44 (0)20 8222 5915
Email:                                      Email:
[email protected]                         [email protected]


Investors:
Peter Brimacombe
Jetix Europe
Tel: +44 (0) 20 8222 5959
E mail: [email protected]


Notes to Editors:

About Jetix Europe


  * Jetix Europe is a leading kids' entertainment company with
    localised television channels, programme distribution and
    consumer products businesses in Europe and the Middle East.
  * Jetix Europe's 14 Jetix television channels deliver a unique
    combination of action, adventure and humour for kids aged 6-14,
    in 58 countries and 19 languages, reaching over 52 million
    households. In addition the company has launched GXT a pay-TV
    channel in Italy targeting teenage boys.
  * Jetix Europe is part of the global Jetix kids' entertainment
    alliance launched by Jetix Europe and The Walt Disney Company
    (ABC Cable Networks Group and Jetix Latin America) in 2004.
  * Through the alliance Jetix reaches over 289 million[*] television
    households in 80 countries and 25 languages worldwide.

[*] through channels and branded blocks.


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