Stingray Digital, launched their Galaxie Online Music Player today as part of Videotron's illico web broadband service.
Online PR News – 17-June-2010 – – Galaxie Launches Online Music Player with Videotron's illico web
(June 16, 2010 - Montreal, Canada) Stingray Digital, an innovative, Montreal-based broadcaster and media company, launched their Galaxie Online Music Player today as part of Videotron's illico web broadband service.
“The popularity and appreciation of the Galaxie music service continues to grow, and loyal users of Galaxie are asking for access to the service on the Internet,” says Alexandre Taillefer, CEO of Stingray Digital. “The number one request we get from customers is how can they listen to Galaxie when they are not close to their televisions. Now, Videotron customers can continue to listen to Galaxie, their preferred source of music, through the illico web service.” he adds.
Videotron’s illico Digital TV and Internet customers will be able to access the Galaxie Online Music Player by choosing "Galaxie" in the "Music" section of illico web. With the Galaxie Online Music Player, users can stream their choice of the same 45 Galaxie channels available on illico Digital TV. Users can browse the 45 channels, see the album cover art of the current, next and previously played songs, and they can consult a complete list of the songs played in the past 24 hours on each of the 45 channels. The player is easy to navigate and is visually attractive.
Stingray Digital is also launching a second service as part of the illico web launch. The KARAOKE Channel Video On Demand service will be included in the "Music" section of illico web. Customers will have access to a free sample of 25 popular karaoke video. Complete access to The KARAOKE Channel Video On Demand service on illico Digital TV is available for $4.99 for 24 hours access to the entire library of 400 songs. This service is very popular for family gatherings, parties and for people interested in singing along to hit songs in all genres.
About Stingray Digital Group
Stingray Digital is a leader in interactive music distribution. Our properties include The KARAOKE Channel, the world’s largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV and Internet, Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada and in the US, Stingray360, a leader in sensorial marketing solutions for business and its music licensing unit, Stingray Music. Stingray Digital was founded by seasoned new media entrepreneurs, Eric Boyko and Alexandre Taillefer, and is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap. Headquartered in Montreal, Stingray Digital has 135 employees in offices across Canada and additional offices in Charlotte, North Carolina and Budapest.