Broadband Content Bits: Tribeca-Jaman; YouTube-Deutsche Welle; Amazon-NHL; Daum-Sony Pics

Tribeca downloads Jaman: Jaman, the recently launched U.S. movie download service specializing in world cinema, has struck two separate deals, with the Tribeca Film Festival and sales outfit Dreamachine, to make a wider range of foreign arthouse pics available online. Under the pact with Tribeca, six films screening at this year’s fest, which opens Wednesday, will be offered simultaneously for free download by users anywhere in the world for a period of seven days.
Deutsche Welle has launched its own channel on YouTube, making it the first German broadcaster to put its content available online. The initiative follows recently launched YouTube outlets from other international broadcasters such as BBC Worldwide and Al Jazeera English.
Amazon Unbox is now offering National Hockey League games. Just in time for the playoffs, Amazon will feature three full-length regular-season or post-season games each week for $2.99 apiece beginning 48 hours after the final buzzer. Dozens of classic games are also available on the Amazon download service.
Daum, Sony Pictures sign deal on free online movie service: Through a deal with Sony Pictures Television International, the No. 2 portal operator in South Korea Daum said it will provide the movies free of charge through its Video Pot service to be launched in May. No details on how many movies will be available through the new service.