Zug, Switzerland, 23 February 2005 – Infront Sports & Media has reached an agreement with Top Channel in Albania for the television broadcast rights for the 2006 FIFA World Cup. in Germany.

Top Channel has acquired a package of live and delayed rights for all 64 matches of the event via terrestrial, satellite and cable exclusively across the territory. Top Channel is the leading commercial broadcaster in Albania. They were successful in acquiring the rights following a competitive bid against other Albanian broadcasters, including the public broadcaster.

Alban Jaho General Director of Top Channel said: .Top Channel is the most watched channel in Albania and as a result of this agreement, the 2006 FIFA World Cup. will reach all Albanians and attract the maximum television audience..

Oliver Seibert, an Executive Director of Infront said: .We are delighted to have concluded a deal with Top Channel and we are confident that they will provide viewers in Albania with extensive coverage of the next FIFA World Cup. and a significant amount of choice and variety in viewing options..

For further information, please contact:

John Kristick
Infront Sports & Media AG
Tel. +41-41-723 15 15
Fax. +41-41-723-1516