Stingray Digital, an innovative North American-based media and technology company, announced today the launch of The KARAOKE Channel Video on Demand service on MEO's IPTV platform in Portugal.
Online PR News – 01-October-2010 – – MONTREAL - Stingray Digital, an innovative North American-based media and technology company, announced today the launch of The KARAOKE Channel Video on Demand service on MEO's IPTV platform in Portugal. Subscribers to MEO's IPTV television services will be able to view and play their choice of songs from among more than 400 karaoke videos that will be available in MEO's VideoClube VOD store.
“The interest in karaoke continues to grow around the world,” says Eric Boyko, President of Stingray Digital. “People of all ages are enjoying singing along to popular karaoke songs, and VOD is an ideal platform to deliver a fantastic user experience for karaoke.” he added.
MEO is continually on the look-out for new, original and high quality content for their customers. The company wants to provide an innovative and fun TV experience for its subscribers.
MEO's TV customers will have access to The KARAOKE Channel Video on Demand service for a fee of €3,5 for a monthly subscription. Customers will be able to select from over 400 titles, classified in a variety of genres such as rock, R&B, hip hop, disco, and pop with a portion of the library regularly refreshed. It’s easy to use with the lyrics displayed on the TV screen, changing color in time, prompting the singer to keep time with the music. The scrolling lyrics are displayed on top of an interesting assortment of innovative and unique videos that are created by the Stingray design and technical team and represent the various music genres and that follow the beat and mood of each song.
The KARAOKE Channel is expanding throughout Europe on IPTV and digital cable platforms. The service is already widely distributed in North America and is present in more than 50 million homes where it has quickly earned its place among the top On Demand content categories. Cable and IPTV customers enjoy The KARAOKE Channel’s superior quality videos and great selection from among the company’s library of 16,000+ titles.
Launched in April 2008, MEO has more than 702,000 clients. Providing a multiplatform service offering which includes: IPTV (ADSL or Optical Fiber), Satellite and Mobile. The TV service provides over 120 channels; more than 2,500 movies are available through MEO's VideoClube, as well as a variety of advanced features such as: TV Guide, Pause TV, Digital Recording, ability to order additional channels via remote control, High-definition content, Catch-Up TV, Karaoke and Games. Other interactive services are soon to be added to these features including SAPO at MEO, MEO Kids and photographs at MEO.
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 and Concert TV. 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. For more information, visit www.stingraydigital.com.