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BroadbandTV Declared One of Canada's Top Digital Media Companies at 2012 Digi Awards

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Dec 5, 2012) - BroadbandTV was recognized at last night''s Digi Awards as one of Canada''s Top Digital Media Companies. The honour is reserved for groundbreaking Canadian companies that leverage digital technologies to push the envelope and deliver profits.

"We''re excited to be recognized as a leader in Canada''s digital media space," said Shahrzad Rafati, Founder and CEO of BroadbandTV. "We pride ourselves on creating the most advanced technology for content creators and we''re always searching for new ways to solve their challenges through technological innovation."

Founded in 2005, BroadbandTV has quickly grown to have the fourth largest video entertainment network on Google. As the only profitable company in its space, the company continues to re-invest in technology that services its growing number of more than 5,000 content creators, who collectively garner more than half billion views.

"Companies like BroadbandTV are a key in keeping Canada competitive in the digital media landscape," said Mark Greenspan, executive director for nextMEDIA. "For this award, companies need to display a clear competitive advantage, market growth, financial performance, and a strong entrepreneurial drive. BroadbandTV has shown excellence on all levels."

BroadbandTV is gearing up to launch a suite of tools and technologies for content creators, which enhance online video assets through advanced optimization, analytics and distribution techniques. Its new technology feeds into the company''s focus of helping content creators become more successful online. For more information visit: www.broadbandtvcorp.com.

About BroadbandTV

BroadbandTV is an innovative media and technology company with the fourth largest entertainment network on Google. It empowers video creators and content owners to be more successful online. The company creates meaningful career paths for video publishers by empowering them into entrepreneurship with tools to drive views and monetization. More information about BroadbandTV is available at http://broadbandtvcorp.com. You can also join the conversation on www.twitter.com/broadbandtv or www.facebook.com/broadbandtv.

About nextMEDIA

nextMEDIA is Canada''s most influential and forward-thinking community of executive-level media professionals working in the digital space, which brings together the leading international players, platforms, services and consultants disrupting the media landscape in the areas of advertising, media and publishing today. nextMEDIA is where the old school and new school collide. 

About the Digi Awards

The Digi Awards are Canada''s premier showcase of the remarkable digital media companies, projects, products and pioneers that are putting Canada at the forefront of the international mediascape. The Digi Awards are a new kind of awards program - one designed to capture the breadth and scale of the ground-breaking work coming out of Canada and bringing it together in one place.