Stingray awarded the prestigious Special Jury Prize at the 10th International Interactive TV (ITV) Awards; recognized as an industry leader
April 15, 2015
Montreal. April 15, 2015 – Stingray is proud to announce that it was awarded a Special Jury Prize at the 10th ITV Awards in Paris, a ceremony that brought together key players in the interactive and media industry. The Special Jury Prize was created at the jury’s request to honour the quality and innovation of the Stingray Music TV app developed for AT&T U-verse*. This award confirms Stingray’s position as a world-leading provider of music products and services.
AT&T U-verse®’s nearly 6 million TV** subscribers have access to the Stingray Music and Stingray Music Videos TV apps; products that offer a selection of 136 curated music channels and thousands of music videos in every genre.
This occasion marks the second time Stingray is recognized at the ITV Awards. In 2012, Stingray was awarded the Best Entertainment Application for The KARAOKE Channel application. The ITV Awards, organized by the AFDESI (the Association for the Development of Enhanced TV Services and Interactivity), honour the accomplishments of companies worldwide in the area of interactive live television services and concept development.
The Jury of the 10th ITV Awards consisted of Janine Langlois Glandier (Forum Media Mobiles), Robert Briel (Broadband TV News), Serge Siritzky (Ecran Total), Thierry Ventouras (Radio Television Suisse) and Boris Martin (ABMWare).
Stingray is thrilled to be recognized once again as an industry leader by its peers and congratulates all the other finalists and winners.
*AT&T products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.
**Requires U-verse Internet Elite or higher. Stingray Music USA Inc.’s terms and conditions apply.
Stingray is the leading multi-platform music service provider in the world, with more than 110 million subscribers in 111 countries around the world. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, the company’s commercial entities include the following leading digital music and video services: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Music Videos, and Stingray Karaoke. The company also offers various business solutions, including music and digital display-based solutions through its Stingray Business division.
Owned by Telesystem, Novacap and Boyko Investment Corporation, Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has over 200 employees in offices across Canada, as well as employees in offices located in Los Angeles, Miami, London, Amsterdam, Toronto and Tel Aviv. The company was recognized in 2013 and 2014 as a finalist in the Top 50 of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50MC list and figures amongst PROFIT magazine’s fastest growing Canadian companies. For more information, please visit www.stingray.com.
For more detailed information, please contact:
Senior Vice President, Marketing and Communications
514-664-1244, ext. 2362