Press releasesMarch 15, 2016
Stingray Digital Group Inc. (TSX: RAY. A; RAY B.), a leading business-to-business multiplatform music provider, today announced that its DJAZZ.tv television channel is now available as part of the “Grand Angle” package of French Pay-TV provider Bouygues Telecom at position 73. As a special introductory offer, Bouygues subscribers will enjoy DJAZZ.tv free until March 22, 2016.
The French version of DJAZZ.tv offers varied international and French programming. This integration represents a new phase of expansion for the Dutch channel, launched in 2012 on CANALSAT, which has seen an increase in its international distribution since the recent acquisition by Stingray.
Since November 2015, DJAZZ.tv has been included in the basic package of French Pay-TV provider Free; reaching close to 6 million subscribers. At the time of the transaction, the channel was distributed in 42 countries in Europe, Africa, and the Caribbean.
The Importance of France for DJAZZ.tv
Since its launch in 2012, DJAZZ.tv has earned widespread acclaim in France where jazz is more popular than anywhere else in Europe. The channel’s programming is therefore oriented towards French content and presents performances filmed at the most renowned jazz clubs and festivals such as the New Morning Jazz Club, the Casino de Paris and Lyons’ Hot Club. The programming also focuses on French events such as the Fête de la Musique. For several years now, DJAZZ.tv cameras have been present at international festivals such as Jazz à Vienne, Nancy Jazz Pulsations and Jazz en Baie where they have filmed more than 250 interviews with some of jazz’s biggest names. DJazz.tv has its own premises in Paris and develops alliances and partnership from a first regional hub (Rhône-Alpes) region). For more information about DJazz.tv, please visit www.djazzfr.tv.
DJAZZ.tv: Living the World of Jazz
Developed under the motto “Living the World of Jazz”, Djazz’s programming is fully dedicated to jazz and related genres. The programing includes all jazz genres including world music, tango, reggae, soul, gospel, funk and blues. The channel is a mix of performances filmed at jazz festivals, in clubs, in studios and at concerts, and of music documentaries. The channel is broadcast in 100% HD and 100% Dolby Digital Audio.