MTS First to Launch The KARAOKE Channel Mediaroom App

The KARAOKE Channel content app now available on MTS Ultimate TV.

Montreal, Canada, June 28, 2012 --( Stingray Digital, an innovative Montreal-based provider of music services for multi-channel operators, announced today the availability of The KARAOKE Channel on MTS Ultimate TV, a Microsoft Mediaroom powered IPTV platform. Designed and optimized for the world's most deployed IPTV platform, The KARAOKE Channel app is one of the world’s first truly interactive content apps on Microsoft Mediaroom, delivering thousands of high-quality HD karaoke videos to television sets instantly via a feature-rich interface.

The KARAOKE Channel App is designed for users on the Mediaroom platform and is optimized with a streamlined interface to ensure ease-of-use, taking advantage of the interactive features Mediaroom offers, the refined navigation makes it quick and easy to browse, search and play and queue songs, in full screen mode for the full karaoke experience. With The KARAOKE Channel's library of thousands of licensed, high-quality songs available by subscription, this app guarantees to energize family gatherings across Manitoba. Song library includes hits from every era in the style of today's top-charting artists and yesterday's legends, in the genres of pop, rock, country and more.

"In our efforts to maintain our position as the leading provider of karaoke services worldwide, it was a natural extension for us to develop an interactive karaoke application for Mediaroom, the widest-deployed IPTV platform. We are pleased that MTS is the first of our partners to offer The KARAOKE Channel to their customers on this platform," says Eric Boyko, President and CEO of Stingray Digital, owner of The KARAOKE Channel. "Manitobans will be the first to enjoy the most advanced karaoke experience available on TV today: HD karaoke videos displayed on large screen TVs with the catalogue, features and convenience that MTS Ultimate TV allows."

“MTS is proud to offer this fun, innovative, and interactive service to our customers,” said Stan Kurtas, MTS Vice-President of Marketing. “The MTS Ultimate TV service has an enormous amount of entertaining and informative content, and The KARAOKE Channel adds a new – and enjoyable – element to our impressive lineup of channels and applications.”

A demo version of The KARAOKE Channel is available on MTS Ultimate TV for customers to try for free. The entire catalogue of more than 7,000 songs is available by subscription for the low price of $6.95 per month.

The KARAOKE Channel App, one of the world’s first interactive content apps on Mediaroom, is available today in Manitoba on Channel 61 on MTS Ultimate TV.

About The KARAOKE Channel
The KARAOKE Channel, with a library of more than 18,000 professional quality karaoke songs, has been spreading the fun of karaoke on TV as a video on demand service available in more than 52 million homes worldwide, online with The KARAOKE Channel ONLINE community and download store, and as a mobile app for iPhone and iPod touch and Android. Major television service providers offering The KARAOKE Channel Video On Demand include: Comcast, Verizon, AT&T, Charter, Cox and many others in the US; Rogers, Shaw, Videotron, Cogeco in Canada; and Virgin Media in the UK among others worldwide. For more information, visit

About Stingray Digital Media Group
Stingray Digital is the leading multi-platform music service provider in the world, with more than 70 million subscribers in 48 different countries. Our properties include:

· Galaxie, the leading digital music service on TV in Canada and in the US (
· The KARAOKE Channel, the world’s largest licensed karaoke library and karaoke service on TV and Internet (
· Music Choice Europe, the leading digital music service on TV in Europe and Africa (
· Concert TV, a video-on-demand service distributed to 45 million homes in the US and in Canada (
· Stingray360, a leader in sensorial marketing solutions for business (
· Stingray Music, music licensing for film, television, advertising and other (

Stingray Digital is financially backed by Telesystem and Novacap. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec, the company has 200 employees in offices across Canada and additional offices in Los Angeles, and London, England. For more information, visit
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