MONTREAL, June 28, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Stingray (TSX:RAY.A) (TSX:RAY.B.), a leading business-to-business multiplatform music and video solutions provider, today announced that it has expanded its OTT distribution by adding Stingray Karaoke to Sling TV’s offering. All Sling TV users will have the ability to purchase a catalog of more than 10,000 karaoke songs and a dozen playlists that are ideal for parties and family get-togethers.
Stingray Karaoke is offered to all Sling TV users for a monthly subscription of US$7/month. Sling TV offers a selection of live and on-demand channels that can be streamed on devices such as Amazon Fire TV, AirTV Player, Apple TV, Roku, Xbox One and more.
To kick-off July Fourth festivities, Stingray Karaoke will offer Sling Orange and/or Sling Blue subscribers a free 5-song sampler of American music icons, including Garth Brooks, Tom Petty, Lee Greenwood, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Miley Cyrus. From July 9 until Aug. 3, the free song sampler will switch to ABBA’s irresistible favorites such as “Dancing Queen,” “Waterloo,” and “Take a Chance on Me.”
Stingray Karaoke Highlights
- Unlimited access with a monthly subscription of US$7/month.
- Largest streaming karaoke song catalog with more than 10,000 titles by today’s most popular stars (Bruno Mars, Adele, Bon Jovi, Shawn Mendes, Alessia Cara, etc.) and legends of decades past
- Music genres including pop, country, standard & show tunes, country, R&B/hip-hop, Disney favorites (Frozen, the Descendants, etc.), and more
- Themed playlists include “Totally ‘80s,” “Disco Party,” and “Motown Classics”
- New songs added monthly
“In the past year, the popularity of Stingray Karaoke has been crucial in substantially increasing the potential reach of our SVOD offering,” said Eric Boyko, President, Co-founder, and CEO of Stingray. “We are excited to be pursuing our growth with Sling TV, an innovative and forward-thinking streaming service that is ideally positioned to support our expansion in the SVOD space. With this launch, we prove once again that Stingray is trusted globally to deliver best-in-class music at an affordable price to the leading entertainment content providers.”
Stingray (TSX:RAY.A) (TSX:RAY.B.) is the world-leading provider of multiplatform music and video services as well as digital experiences for pay TV operators, commercial establishments, OTT providers, mobile operators, consumers, and more. Its services include audio television channels, premium television channels, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries and its mobile apps have been downloaded over 100 million times. Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has close to 400 employees worldwide. For more information: www.stingray.com.
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