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Bouygues adds DJAZZ channel

March 16, 2016

By Chris Forrester

Multiplatform music broadcaster Stingray Digital has added its service onto Bouygues Telecom at channel 73, and as part of the pay-TV operator’s ‘Grand Angle’ package.

The French version of the DJAZZ channel has been part of pay-TV provider ‘Free’ since 2015 and is available to some 6 million subscribers.

Launched in 2012, DJAZZ is now distributed to 42 countries. The French version has been successful and helped by being present and filming at the most renowned jazz clubs and festivals such as the New Morning Jazz Club, the Casino de Paris and Lyons’ Hot Club. The programming also focuses on French events such as the Fête de la Musique. For several years now, cameras have been present at international festivals such as Jazz à Vienne, Nancy Jazz Pulsations and Jazz en Baie where they have filmed more than 250 interviews with some of jazz’s biggest names.

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 the US, UK, Netherlands, Switzerland, France, Israel, Australia and South Korea. Stingray was recognised in 2013 and 2014 as a finalist in the Top 50 of Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50TM list.

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