Streaming21 and Zentek Deploy `Karaoke on Demand` for M2B World

Released on = January 18, 2007, 7:56 pm

Press Release Author = Jennifer Cheng

Industry = Media

Press Release Summary = Co-developed KoD solution delivers Asia\'s most popular
entertainment direct to the living room

Press Release Body = Singapore - January 19, 2007 - Streaming21, the world leader in
broadcast-quality streaming solutions, and Zentek Singapore, the world leader in
digital communications, have announced that they have successfully delivered Asia\'s
most popular entertainment, Karaoke on Demand (KoD), for M2B World.

M2B World is a global broadband media entertainment leader, providing over 100
channels of interactive Entertainment-on-Demand, Education-on-Demand and e-commerce.
Available over broadband channels, Internet portals and 3G devices, M2B World\'s
services are offered internationally, in countries such as the US, China, Japan and
Singapore. Residential Karaoke on Demand will be added to its impressive
entertainment on-demand lineup and launched in January, following an intensive
Singapore marketing campaign. KoD is a key factor in the continued penetration of
the rapidly expanding Chinese broadband entertainment market.

Unlike other commercial Karaoke on Demand deployments which rely on expensive
managed networks, Streaming21 and Zentek\'s joint-developed KoD service offers
full-screen TV playback with intelligent personalization and interactive features
over open broadband networks. Subscribers can easily order songs, follow moving
lyrics on TV screens, and enjoy singing with family and friends in the privacy and
convenience of their own homes. Choice of high-quality karaoke videos ranges from
the latest hits to classic songs.

Kazuo Yoshimura, Managing Director of Zentek Singapore said, \"As the digital home
entertainment market continues to accelerate, Karaoke on Demand will be a key
competitive differentiator for M2B to motivate more subscribers and drive more
\"Zentek believe the IPTV industries will be one of the main streams for many
countries. We are confident that by integrating our expertise and worldwide sales
channels plus Streaming21\'s proven track record of delivering IPTV solutions to
broadband providers worldwide will create exciting future growth opportunities for
both companies,\" Yoshimura-san added.

Dr. Joe Lin, President and CEO of Streaming21 said, "Streaming21\'s KoD solution
creates new market opportunities with demonstrated growth potential, especially in
Asia Pacific. We have built a reputation for providing carrier-grade IPTV solutions
to numerous telcos in Asia and our award-winning solutions allow any Broadband ISPs,
Mobile Carriers and xSP providers to quickly launch IPTV services with minimum
capital investment. We are confident that KoD will be an exciting new service for
consumers, and will generate new opportunities for innovation and growth in the IPTV

The Karaoke on Demand solution is able to accommodate numerous karaoke titles with
carrier-class stability. Intuitive EPG (electronic program guide), unique
interactive features, convenient on-line payment and a powerful service management
system offer immediate adoption of new home entertainment services. Additional
interactivity features and services, such as online karaoke contests, on-line voting
and more, are easily integrated into the iTV platform. Karaoke is an extremely
popular form of entertainment in Asia. The joint efforts of Streaming21 and Zentek
realize a dream of delivering Asia\'s most popular entertainment direct to the living
Public Relations Contacts:
To arrange interviews, receive company information or request press kits, please
Jennifer Cheng
Streaming21 Taipei
+866-2-2500-0680 x.350

About Streaming21
Streaming21 is the world leader in providing interactive IPTV solutions over
Fixed-Mobile-Convergence (FMC) and open networks. The solutions successfully enable
fixed, mobile, or xSP operators to generate revenues from services delivered across
heterogeneous networks. Streaming21's groundbreaking technologies enable digital
video entertainment anytime, anywhere and on any device. Built upon a revolutionary
and patented architecture, Streaming21's solutions enable the deployment of
rich-media services with carrier-class scalability, 24/7 operations, and
broadcast-quality delivery. The solutions use standard hardware to lower the total
cost of ownership and can deliver content to more users concurrently with patented
technologies. The platform is open and flexible to readily integrate value-added
services. To learn more about Streaming21\'s solutions and industry leading partners,
please call +886-2-2500-0680 or visit
About M2B World Pte Ltd.
M2B World is the leading site of Amaru, Inc. (AMRU), a Nevada corporation. The
company through its subsidiaries under the M2B brand is a leader in the Broadband
Media Entertainment business, and a major provider of interactive
Entertainment-on-demand, Education-on-demand and ecommerce streaming over Broadband
channels, Internet portals, and 3G devices. To date, the Company has launched
multiple Broadband TV websites for Hollywood and Asian entertainment, education and
online shopping, with over 100 channels designed to cater to various consumer
segments and lifestyles. Its content covers diverse genres such as movies, dramas,
comedies, documentaries, music, fashion, lifestyle, edutainment, and more. The M2B
brand has established its competitive edge by offering access to an expansive range
of content libraries for aggregation, distribution and syndication on Broadband and
other media; including rights for merchandising, product branding, promotion and
publicity. M2B offers consumers personalized entertainment through its wide range of
broadband streaming channels accessed from
About Zentek Technology Group
Zentek Group, a Digital Video Broadcasting ("DVB") project member, develops and
licenses software such as middleware libraries and authoring tools for the Digital
TV and provides hardware solution and engineering services for Digital TV, mobile
digital devices and network products for the world wide basis. Zentek also provides
an integrated DVB-MHP content development solution at its Interactive Television
Content Creation Centre in Singapore. Through Zentek's joint venture with Korea's
leading IP set-top box manufacturer, Celrun Co., Ltd, Zentek provides IP set-top box
and VOD (Video On Demand) solutions that display high quality multimedia rich
content in Japan and Asia. Zentek Technology Group was established in 1997 in
Silicon Valley, California, USA. Zentek Technology Japan, Inc., the Group
Headquarter, is listed on Hercules - Nippon New Market Exchange in Japan. Zentek
Technology Group's worldwide offices are located in Japan, United States, United
Kingdom and Singapore. More information about Zentek Technology Group can be found
at, and

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Contact Details = To arrange interviews, receive company information or request
press kits, please contact:
Jennifer Cheng
Streaming21 Taipei
+866-2-2500-0680 x.350

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