FORT MYERS, Fla., June 05, 2017, TVTV, (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTC:TVTV), which delivers Over the Top (OTT) subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, streaming media players, computers and connected TVs announced today that it has finalized Brand Ambassador and Creative Partnership agreements with country music stars Aaron Tippin and Darryl Worley for Digital RodeoTV (DRTV). DRTV is a wholly-owned subsidiary of WhereverTV and a channel specifically for country music fans. Under the Creative Partnership agreement, Digital RodeoTV and the artist will be developing a wide range of entertainment related opportunities aimed at generating revenue opportunities and growing fan bases worldwide. The entertainment will range from live concerts, live interviews, lifestyle related content and exclusive music recordings designed so the artist and fan can interact and connect on a whole new level.
Under separate agreements, Aaron Tippin & Darryl Worley also agreed to become Brand Ambassadors to WhereverTV’s wholly owned subsidiary Digital RodeoTV (DRTV). As Brand Ambassadors, Aaron and Darryl will act as spokespersons for WhereverTV’s DRTV subsidiary and under the brand ambassadors’ agreement, it will be their duties to introduce DRTV to the country music industry and to their fans around the world.
Edward D. Ciofani, CEO of WhereverTV stated, “The fans ability to access content across any platform and on any device, is becoming the wave of the future.” WhereverTV’s Music business model & its Global OTT Television platform in conjunction with Digital RodeoTV is merging country music with live Internet TV, creating entertainment opportunities that will allow the artist and fan to interact and connect on a whole new level. Mr. Ciofani went on to say, “The success of any artist lies in part with their ability to stay relevant and a continuing ability to develop a relationship between their fans and their music. Up until now, audio distribution and live concerts have dominated the artist/fan relationships. With the advent of the OTT platform, we can now produce live content whereby the fan can see, hear and interact with their favorite artist on a very personal level.”
Aaron Tippin & Darryl Worley stated, “We are so excited to be a part of something so unique and to get the opportunity to work with an incredible group of people. We’re looking forward to great things and many years together!” Aaron & Darryl went on to say, “It’s our belief that Digital RodeoTV’s Music business model & its Global OTT Television platform are creating a whole new evolution for the music industry and Artist. DRTV will enhance our ability as artists to connect on a more personal level with our fans from around the world with more than just music.”
Aaron Tippin has released a total of nine studio albums and two compilations, with five gold certifications and one platinum certification among them. In addition, he has charted more than thirty singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including three Number Ones: “There Ain’t Nothin’ Wrong with the Radio” (1992), “That’s as Close as I’ll Get to Loving You” (1995), and “Kiss This” (2000), as well as the Top Ten hits “You’ve Got to Stand for Something”, “I Wouldn’t Have It Any Other Way”, “My Blue Angel”, “Working Man’s PHD.”, “For You I Will”, and “Stars and Stripes”.
Darryl Worley has released six albums that produced 2 gold certifications and 18 singles on the Billboard Hot Country Songs charts, including three Number Ones: “I Miss My Friend”, “Have You Forgotten?”, and “Awful, Beautiful Life”. Nine other singles have reached the Top 40.
About WhereverTV Broadcasting Corporation (Symbol: TVTV)
Founded in 2007, WhereverTV is the next generation subscription television service providing consumers with live-streaming, genre-specific, and in-language viewing choices from around the world, delivered to anywhere in the world, and through any internet enabled device. Programming is identical to existing broadcast and distribution providers with the only differences being that the broadcast signals are accessed through the internet via an over the top (OTT) platform, and channel management is handled by company’s patented Interactive Program Guide (IPG) technology. WhereverTV provides an economically beneficial and completely versatile alternative to traditional cable and satellite services, with the added benefits of personalization and portability. Also known as Internet TV, WhereverTV delivers these same channels, shows and events to SmartTVs and digital media receivers including: GoogleTV, AppleTV, Roku, Amazon Fire TV, iPhone, iPad, iPod Touch, Droid Smartphone, and TabletPCs. The WhereverTV platform enables subscribers to access licensed and free-to-air content across these devices with the IPG across unlimited geographies, and wherever there is internet connectivity. The customer viewing experiences are based on customer location (geo-targeting) and content-rights management (subscriptions). Current in-language subscription offerings include Arabic TV, French TV, Italian TV, and Moroccan TV. Current genre specific subscriptions include NEWS channels, faith based channels and more. Apps are presently available for free in App Stores for iOS (Apple), Android and Amazon Fire TV devices. DVR functionality to record your shows and view later is presently in the works. Licensed US TV content subscriptions will be available in 2017. Please visit: www.wherever.tv, for more info.
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