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January 15, 2016 10:00 ET

Stingray Music Introduces Vibes Channels in Latin America and the Caribbean

The Stingray Music mobile app now features 1,200 new Vibes channels curated for every activity, mood and occasion

MONTREAL, QUEBEC--(Marketwired - Jan. 15, 2016) -

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Stingray Digital Group Inc. (TSX:RAY.A)(TSX:RAY.B), a leading business-to-business multi-platform music provider, today introduced in the Latin American and Caribbean markets an exciting new feature to its popular Stingray Music mobile app: Vibes channels. In addition to the Stingray Music channel line-up offered by their TV providers, music fans can now explore and enjoy 1,200 channels in close to 100 genres curated for every activity, mood and occasion.

Vibes channels are available on the FREE Stingray Music mobile app* through most major Latin-American and Caribbean Pay-TV providers such as Telefonica, DirectTV Latam, SKY Latam, Megacable, Claro TV and Flow/Colombus.

More than 200 Vibes channels have been created especially for the Latin-American and Carribean markets in genres as varied as bachata, salsa, reggaeton, villansicos, Brazilian gospel and regional Mexican. Users will enjoy a selection of music for every occasion such as Valentine's Day, soccer games and Quinceañera celebrations.

"We are beyond thrilled to be introducing 1,200 free Vibes channels to our listeners in Latin America and the Caribbean," said Gustavo Tonelli, Vice-President and General Manager of Stingray in Latin America. "Our objective when developing the Vibes channels was to give users the chance to dive into an infinite world of music where the perfect soundtrack for all of life's occasions is always right at their fingertips. We are confident that the free Stingray Music mobile app with Vibes channels will quickly become essential to all music lovers."

Vibes channels are carefully curated by 100 of the best music programmers from around the globe and offer crowd-pleasing and niche content selected to suit all tastes.

Each Vibes channel features a minimum of 150 tracks (up to 2000), broadcasts an average of 10 to 12 hours of music, and offers the best possible listening experience for all situations; whether you need energetic pop songs to motivate a workout, elegant jazz tracks to entertain friends or salsa beats to spice up your night.

Vibes channels allow subscribers to easily find the music they love, and discover new musical horizons, by combining up to three filters in activity, mood, theme, era and genre categories. Each combination returns a tailored selection of corresponding channels to choose from, as well as additional suggestions that the user may also like.

SPECIAL FEATURES OF THE STINGRAY MUSIC MOBILE APP WITH VIBES CHANNELS

  • New channels added every month

  • Authenticate quickly with audio signal recognition

  • Simple interface and intuitive navigation

  • Combine filters in activity, mood, theme, era and genre categories

  • Get recommendations based on your listening history and preferences

  • New content added weekly

  • Search by artist, channel, keyword, etc.

  • Bookmark the music you love or share it on Facebook

  • Consult the list of the channel's top tracks and those streamed in the past 24 hours

  • Discover what's most popular and what's new

  • Find songs on iTunes/Google Play

For additional information about Vibes channels and to download press material, please visit stingray.com/vibes/press

*The Stingray Music mobile app is available FREE with a subscription to a TV provider that offers the Stingray Music service and is available for download from the App Store and Google Play Store.

About Stingray

Stingray (TSX:RAY.A)(TSX:RAY.B) is a leading business-to-business multi-platform music and in-store media solutions provider operating on a global scale, reaching an estimated 400 million Pay-TV subscribers (or households) in 152 countries. Geared towards individuals and businesses alike, Stingray's products include the following leading digital music and video services: Stingray Music, Stingray Concerts, Stingray Brava, Stingray Djazz, Stingray Music Videos, Stingray Lite TV, Stingray Ambiance and Stingray Karaoke. Stingray also offers various business solutions, including music and digital display-based solutions through its Stingray Business division. Stingray is headquartered in Montreal and currently has over 250 employees across the world, including in the United States, the United Kingdom, the Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Israel, Australia and South Korea. Stingray was recognized in 2013 and 2014 as a finalist in the Top 50 of Deloitte's Technology Fast 50™ list, and figures amongst PROFIT magazine's fastest-growing Canadian companies. For more information, please visit www.stingray.com.

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