Press releasesNovember 20, 2017
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Montreal, November 20, 2017 — Music content on TV just got bigger, brighter, and bolder! Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B), a leading business-to-business multiplatform music services provider, announced today the addition of Stingray Now 4K to its portfolio of 4K UHD specialty channels. Rogers is the first provider worldwide to introduce Stingray Now 4K, an all-4K UHD music video channel. The channel is available to Rogers customers with a 4K subscription and NextBox™ 4K set-top box.
Stingray Now 4K, an all-4K music video channel, completes Stingray 4K UHD channels offering, which already includes Stingray Festival 4K and Stingray Ambiance 4K.
Each channel – a celebration of art, culture, and the beauty of nature – is expertly curated by Stingray’s content experts to offer audiences an unparalleled viewing experience in four times the pixels of HD.
Stingray can now boast being the leading provider of 4K UHD television channels for content providers worldwide who want to offer their subscribers cutting-edge entertainment.
4K UHD is one of the two resolutions of ultra-high definition television targeted towards consumer television. As 4K TV sales have grown at an explosive pace in the past three years (4K UHD resolution has become dominant among new TV sets released by major brand since 2014), consumer demand for 4K UHD content has seen exponential growth.
From music videos by today’s megastars to stunning operas, soothing vistas, colorful circuses, and sold-out arena shows, Stingray has it all…all in 4K UHD. Stingray brings to the screen the most wide-ranging, diverse, and entertaining 4K UHD content on television.
Introducing Stingray Now 4K
For more information about Stingray Now 4K: now4k.stingray.com
Stingray Festival 4K Highlights
For more information about Stingray Festival 4K: festival4k.stingray.com
Stingray Ambiance 4K Highlights
“Television technology never stops evolving, and neither do we,” said Eric Boyko, President, Co-founder, and CEO of Stingray. “Accessing 4K content on television is no longer the exclusive realm of cutting-edge early-adopters. With 4K televisions becoming increasingly more affordable, today’s viewers are clamoring for quality 4K broadcast, and we are happy to be at the forefront of market demand. Our portfolio composed of Stingray Now 4K, Stingray Festival 4K, and Stingray Ambiance 4K is the only one its kind in the world. We are especially proud of introducing Stingray Now 4K, a channel with mainstream appeal that we foresee becoming our flagship music video channel. We expect to see rapid demand for all three channels from entertainment content providers worldwide.”
Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music services and digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, and more. Stingray’s services include audio television channels, premium television channels, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, music apps, and more. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries and its mobile apps have been downloaded over 90 million times. Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has close to 350 employees worldwide. For more information: www.stingray.com.