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Stingray shelves Music Choice buy, citing price ‘disagreement’

Media | 01/03/2019 4:12 pm EST

Stingray Group Inc. said it is aborting its previously announced unsolicited bid to purchase Pennsylvania-based music company Music Choice, spelling the end of its third...

Stingray’s business division expands in Europe

Media | 10/12/2018 3:19 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc.’s Stingray Business division, which provides background music and digital signage to businesses, is expanding in Europe. It said Friday it has purchased Belgian company DJ-Matic, which also operates in the Netherlands, Germany, and Denmark. It provides in-store media, such as music, video and digital signage to locations including stores, bars, hotels and gyms. Stingray CEO Eric Boyko said in the release the acquisition “will be at...

David Purdy joins Stingray

Media | 08/22/2018 12:11 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has named its first chief revenue officer, appointing David Purdy — who previously worked at Rogers Communications Inc. and Vice Media Inc. — to the role. “David’s experience in driving growth and revenue generation within the television and media industries...

Stingray buys digital media producer

Media | 08/02/2018 4:32 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has acquired digital media company Novramedia Inc., it said in a release on Wednesday. Novramedia develops and manages digital media products, like digital signage, software applications and...

Stingray to move into radio with NewCap parent buy

Media | 05/02/2018 5:33 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. will enter the radio business with the purchase of Newfoundland Capital...

Valery Zamuner appointed VP of mergers and acquisitions at Stingray

Media | 05/02/2017 5:11 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has named Valery Zamuner to the position of senior vice-president of mergers, acquisitions and strategic initiatives, effective May 23. “With her...

Stingray acquires NatureVision

Media | 03/06/2017 8:42 pm EST

In a move that it says positions it as the “leading 4K content provider on TV,” Stingray Digital Group Inc. announced it purchased NatureVision TV, which specializes in nature programming. In a press release Friday, Stingray said the channel’s “cataloge of hundred of hours of exceptionally soothing nature programs brings home the world's most beautiful places through the brilliance of HD and 4K video.” It joins the company’s other high-definition and ultra-HD inventory, such as last year’s acquisition of Festival 4K and Stingray Ambiance 4K. "The potential operational and promotional synergies between Stingray and NatureVision TV are enormous," Eric Boyko, Stingray president and CEO said in the release. "All the metrics surrounding 4K television...

Marie Ginette Lepage takes SVP role at Stingray

Media | 01/26/2017 5:54 pm EST

Marie Ginette Lepage is leaving Quebecor Inc.’s Videotron to join the team at Stingray Digital Group Inc., Stingray announced. In a press release, the company said Lepage would take on the role of senior...

Stingray buys classical music channel in $15M deal

Media | 01/03/2017 9:15 pm EST

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has purchased an international specialty channel focusing on classical music from Germany’s Unitel GmbH & Co. KG, the company announced Tuesday. Unitel will...

Stingray announces first ‘content distribution partner’

Media | 10/14/2016 6:36 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. said Friday it has purchased more than 600 hours of exclusive music and documentary content from EuroArts Music International GmbH, making it...

Tom Pentefountas moves to Stingray as VP of sales

Media | 11/23/2015 2:50 pm EST

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has appointed Tom Pentefountas as senior vice-president of sales for Europe, the Middle East, Africa and Asia. A press release Monday said that the former vice-chairman of broadcasting for the CRTC...

Stingray to buy three TV channels

Media | 07/23/2015 3:08 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc., a provider of music content through both traditional TV channels and streaming apps, announced Thursday it will acquire three TV music channels in order to expand its broadcast offerings. The...

Stingray to buy Dutch media company

Media | 06/16/2014 7:18 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. said Friday it has reached an agreement to purchase an Amsterdam-based owner of music-related television services. Stingray, a Canadian-based company that provides music services such as Galaxie to...