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Stingray in talks with Rogers for music channels on basic TV

Media | 11/22/2018 5:31 pm EST

Stingray Digital Group Inc. is in negotiations with Rogers Communications Inc. to get its HD channels on its basic TV lineup, a spokesman said, following an announcement by the telecom it's removing four Stingray music channels that were in lower definition. The four...

Stingray partners with Via Rail

Media | 08/08/2017 5:37 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. will offer free access to its Stingray Music mobile app to Via Rail passengers through a partnership with the Crown corporation. Stingray said in a press release Monday that it will provide free access to the app for six months to “all travellers who activate the app using VIA Rail's on-board WI-FI.” It added that the “app features a selection of over 50 channels specially selected for VIA Rail and an additional 2,000 channels in more than 100 genres.” Stingray will also...

Stingray Music hits 2M downloads

Media | 07/24/2017 3:38 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. said Monday its mobile music-streaming application has surpassed the...

Fresh lawsuit filed in Stingray, Music Choice dispute

Media | 08/30/2016 8:53 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. has responded to a patent infringement lawsuit filed by competitor Music Choice and filed its own suit against Music Choice alleging illegal business activities. In June, Music Choice, a...

Stingray Digital buys 4K TV channel

Media | 06/16/2016 5:24 pm EDT

Stingray Digital Group Inc. said Wednesday that it has acquired the Festival 4K television channel, which broadcasts live performances, including festivals, concerts and theatre productions, according to the press...

Stingray responds to lawsuit, says allegations ‘not material’

Media | 06/08/2016 4:16 pm EDT

A Canadian digital music company has responded to a lawsuit containing allegations that it infringed on the patents held by a U.S.-based digital music distributer. Pennsylvania-based Music Choice, a multi-platform video and music network, filed a complaint for patent infringement in a Texas...

Kosiner looking for piece of TV music market

Media | 04/15/2015 4:14 pm EDT

A 27-year-old entrepreneur wants to offer an alternative to what he calls a monopoly in the market for audio music channels offered through TV service providers in Canada. Evan Kosiner, president and owner of Kosiner Venture Capital Inc., said in a phone interview there is still a business opportunity in audio-only music channels despite the impending launch of scaled-down TV subscriptions next year as mandated by the CRTC and the rise of online music streaming. "It's something that consumers are used to having, and it provides an extra value of 40 to 80 channels for the...