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Stingray Expands Bell Distribution Agreement; Launches Stingray Qello and Stingray Karaoke Nationwide

Bell Fibe TV Subscribers Now Have On-Demand Access to Hundreds of Concert Films, Thousands of Karaoke Tracks

MONTREAL, May 07, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Stingray (TSX: RAY. A; RAY. B.), a leading music, media and technology company, today announced the second launch of Stingray Products with Bell in less than a year. Bell Fibe TV subscribers can now access two on-demand services created especially for music fans: Stingray Qello and Stingray Karaoke. For a monthly fee, subscribers can watch sold-out performances by music’s biggest headliners or grab the mic to sing their hearts out to massive, crowd-pleasing hits.

Stingray Qello: Channel 1588 (Bell Fibe TV), Channel 494 (Bell Aliant Fibe TV)

$8.99 monthly subscription

Stingray Qello, which has been described by Forbes as “the Netflix of concert films and documentaries”, transforms the television screens of Fibe TV subscribers into a live concert experience with hundreds of performances by global stars such as Beyoncé, Maroon 5, Paul McCartney, Queen, Imagine Dragons, the Rolling Stones and many more. The concert catalogue is expected to grow to 2,000 titles in the coming months.

Stingray Karaoke: Channel 1587 (Bell Fibe TV), Channel 493 (Bell Aliant Fibe TV)

$7.99 monthly subscription

When Fibe TV subscribers are ready to take centre stage, they can sing along to a selection of 7,000 popular tracks in all genres from Stingray Karaoke’s catalogue, which is expected to double in the coming months. With songs ranging from rock and pop to oldies and children’s favorites, Stingray Karaoke is the ideal entertainment solution for family get-togethers, playdates and house parties.

And that’s not all. Three of Stingray’s popular 24/7 music video channels – PalmarèsADISQ par Stingray, Stingray Hits! and Stingray Retro – are now available to Bell Satellite TV subscribers at no extra charge. All day, every day, viewers can tune in to an interrupted flow of clips and special programming featuring their favourite artists. As with all Stingray services, these channels are expertly curated to accompany every activity and moment of the day.

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“Stingray is committed to delivering new entertainment platforms for music fans,” said Eric Boyko, President, Co-founder and CEO of Stingray. “We’re thrilled to be partnering with Bell for the second time in less than a year to expand our music offerings for Fibe TV and Satellite TV customers. Our shared commitment to evolve and adapt to subscribers’ needs guarantees new levels of growth and success in the industry.”

* Access varies by systems.

About Stingray

Montreal-based Stingray Group Inc. (TSX: RAY.A; RAY.B) is a leading music, media, and technology company with over 1,200 employees worldwide. Stingray is a premium provider of curated direct-to-consumer and B2B services, including audio television channels, more than 100 radio stations, SVOD content, 4K UHD television channels, karaoke products, digital signage, in-store music, and music apps, which have been downloaded over 101 million times. Stingray reaches 400 million subscribers (or users) in 156 countries. For more information:  www.stingray.com. 

For more information, please contact:

Mathieu Péloquin
Senior Vice-President, Marketing and Communications
Stingray
mpeloquin@stingray.com
1 514 664-1244, ext 2362