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May 13, 2014

Stingray Digital renews with Videotron for an additional 8 years

Stingray Digital, the leading provider of multiplatform music services for TV service operators worldwide, is pleased to announce it has signed a multi-year renewal with Videotron for the distribution of Galaxie music channels and Galaxie Music Videos.

“We are particularly proud to have closed an important long-term renewal with our good partner Videotron,” commented Eric Boyko, President and CEO of Stingray Digital. “The Galaxie music channels are listened to by more than 60% of Canadians and now in addition to the 51 Galaxie music channels, Videotron customers will also have access to the popular music video content on demand,” he added.   “This contract renewal confirms our commitment to offer the best possible entertainment experience to our customers. Stingray continues to excel at the distribution of compelling music content, as demonstrated by the variety of the Galaxie service”, said Myrianne Collin, Senior Vice-President, Strategy and Marketing at Videotron. “We are certain that our subscribers will also appreciate the vast selection of music videos that are now available for them to watch on demand from Galaxie, on the device of their choice.”

As part of this expanded agreement, Videotron’s customers will be able to access and view the music videos for free from a library of over 25,000 videos from all major and independent labels. Subscribers to the illico service can watch the Galaxie music videos on the platform of their choice, including illico TV, on the web with illico.tv, on tablets (iPad and Android) using the illico.tv and illico mobile applications.

About Stingray Digital

Stingray Digital is the leading multi-platform music service provider in the world, with more than 100 million subscribers in 113 countries around the world. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, the company’s commercial entities include leading digital music and video services Galaxie, Music Choice International, Concert TV and The KARAOKE Channel. The company also offers various business solutions, including sensory marketing solutions via its Stingray360 division and music licensing services through Stingray Music.

Majority-owned by Telesystem, Novacap and Boyko Investment Corporation, Stingray Digital is headquartered in Montreal and has over 200 employees in offices across Canada, as well as additional offices in Los Angeles, Miami, London and Tel Aviv. The company stood out in 2013 by ranking 15th on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50mc list, and figuring amongst PROFIT magazine’s fastest growing Canadian companies. For more information, please visit www.stingraydigital.com.

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Mathieu Peloquin
Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
Stingray Digital
514 664-1244, ext: 2362