SOURCE: TouchTunes Interactive Networks

TouchTunes Interactive Networks

September 14, 2010 09:40 ET

myTouchTunes Mobile Puts the Power of the Jukebox in the Palm of Your Hand

New Mobile App From TouchTunes Interactive Networks Allows Users to Create, Share and Play Music on Digital Jukeboxes Using Their iPhones

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwire - September 14, 2010) -  TouchTunes Interactive Networks, one of the leading out-of-home interactive entertainment networks in North America, today announced the launch of their highly anticipated myTouchTunes Mobile app for the iPhone, allowing users to create playlists, share them with friends, and play music on any myTouchTunes enabled Jukebox, all without leaving their seats. The app was developed by Skyrockit, a leading mobile entertainment agency based in San Francisco. The agency is a best known for helping major brands innovate with new digital experiences through popular branded mobile applications, including the wildly successful Virtual Zippo Lighter app and Romplr: Remix platform. The new iPhone app can already be used in thousands of myTouchTunes enabled bars and restaurants and will continue to roll out across the TouchTunes network throughout the year.

The free app, now available in the iTunes store, expands the reach of the myTouchTunes platform and also lets users find myTouchTunes enabled locations, search the TouchTunes music catalog, connect with other myTouchTunes members, and browse other member playlists. myTouchTunes Mobile users also benefit from other great myTouchTunes features including myRewards, myTouchTunes' loyalty rewards program which allows users to earn free bonus jukebox credits good towards music plays. Additionally, myTouchTunes users can opt-in to automatically post and tweet Jukebox plays to friends on Facebook and Twitter and check in to Foursquare with each myTouchTunes log in.

"We are thrilled to bring this dynamic element to the TouchTunes network, and to engage consumers in a new way, creating more opportunities to participate in the TouchTunes experience," said Charles Goldstuck, CEO of TouchTunes Interactive Networks. "myTouchTunes Mobile is at the forefront of our industry and engages an audience that is increasingly involved with social media and personalized entertainment experiences."

The launch of myTouchTunes Mobile comes on the heels of the newly re-launched website, myTouchTunes.com, and the deployment of an enhanced myTouchTunes jukebox experience. All together, the myTouchTunes platform provides access to a dynamic and interactive network of music fans and bar goers who are interested in connecting with others to share their appreciation of music and nightlife.

"This is a great new phase for a great company," Goldstuck added. "We are committed to expanding TouchTunes' market leadership across in-venue, interactive entertainment and out-of-home digital advertising, and are excited about our continued potential for further growth."

myTouchTunes.com and myTouchTunes Mobile are free-to-use products that give users full control over the soundtrack to their perfect night out. With over 45,000 jukeboxes in bars across the country, almost everyone can have access to the ultimate in nightlife entertainment. To learn more about myTouchTunes visit www.mytouchtunes.com.

About TouchTunes Interactive Networks
TouchTunes Interactive Networks is the largest interactive out-of-home entertainment network in North America. TouchTunes provides entertainment and marketing solutions to more than 45,000 bars, restaurants and retailers. Since TouchTunes introduced the world's first digital downloading, pay-per-play jukebox in 1998, the network has become the largest of its kind in the nation, with a growing library of more than three million licensed music tracks. Customers play close to 2 million songs across the network, on average, every day. TouchTunes delivered more than 700 million songs in 2008 alone. TouchTunes' Barfly solution delivers a unique, on-location interactive television experience with a screen-within-a-screen for scheduled programming, custom advertising, bar promotions and social networking opportunities. TouchTunes is a privately held U.S. corporation with offices in New York City, Arlington Heights, Illinois and Montreal, Canada. For further information please visit http://www.touchtunes.com

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