Press releasesNovember 30, 2021
London, November 30, 2021 – Stingray (TSX : RAY.A; RAY.B), a leading music, media, and technology company, has signed a channel carriage deal for North America and the United Kingdom with View TV Group for broadcast on their Kapang CTV platform.
The carriage deal makes Stingray’s premium music themed channels available on the Kapang CTV platform. The offering includes 12 professionally curated Stingray Music audio channels, ad supported channels Qello Concerts by Stingray, Stingray Karaoke and Stingray Naturescape, linear video channels and subscription channels, all available to Kapang TV viewers across a broad range of platforms and devices. The Kapang app is available on Apple iPhone and iPad, Apple TV, Android TV, Google Play, Fire TV stick and NVDIA Shield as well as on the Kapang Set Top Box and website. To add to its reach, Kapang is about to become available on Roku, LG Web OS, Samsung Smart and Amazon Alexa.
“What attracts content providers to Stingray’s music and lifestyle services is our expert curation and adaptability to varied platforms as technologies and audience needs evolve,” Louis-Robert Lemire, Vice President Strategic Operations and Acquisitions of Stingray. “We are thrilled to bring Stingray services to Kapang to provide quality entertainment for their viewers.
“The Stingray bouquet makes a distinctive contribution to the Kapang CTV platform by offering a wide range of classical and contemporary music targeted at specific audiences with well-focused mainstream and niche channels, all carrying relevant, current and original productions. We look forward to seeing the impact this bouquet makes with viewers on both sides of the Atlantic, ” commented Jamie Branson, CEO View TV Group.
The channels will go live on Kapang between November 2021 and January 2022.
About View TV Group
View TV Group comprises four companies including Kapang Ltd. The Kapang CTV platform provides the equivalent of a cable television output but with distribution over the internet. It reduces complexity, enables faster time to market, lower staffing costs and delivers audience revenue technology that provides addressable advertising for higher revenues. This is delivered to viewers in HD or 4K for an experience comparable to that of traditional TV. www.viewtvgroup.com
Montreal-based Stingray (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading global music, media, and technology company with over 1,000 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, over 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, FAST channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 160 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 160 countries. For more information: www.stingray.com
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