ZOBE OBTAINS NEW PUBLISHING CONTRACT WITH TOUCHTUNES AND PLAYNETWORK
Alonzo Black Publishing as a division of Zobe Records obtains a new publishing contract with TouchTunes Interactive Networks, Inc. ("TouchTunes") to offer the opportunity to directly license TouchTunes' digital jukebox and background music services and PlayNetwork's commercial background music service.
TOUCHTUNES AND PLAYNETWORK AGREE TO MERGE
TouchTunes, the largest in-venue interactive music and entertainment platform in North America and PlayNetwork, the leading global provider of music and branded entertainment media, today announced a definitive agreement to merge their businesses. The companies will leverage their complementary, best-in-class products and services to accelerate innovation and growth and to help their customers and partners increase revenue and consumer engagement.
TouchTunes is the largest in-venue interactive music and entertainment platform, featured in more than 63,000 bars and restaurants across North America and 74,000 globally. TouchTunes' platform provides location-based digital solutions that encourage social interactions through shared experiences. Music is the core of TouchTunes' experience, with millions of songs played daily across the network and a mobile app that lets users find nearby jukebox locations, create playlists, and control the music in-venue directly from their phone. The mobile app is available on iTunes and Google Play, and has been downloaded seven million times. TouchTunes' award-winning products and services also include an integrated photo booth, the first fully-licensed commercial karaoke system, and an interactive TV messaging and engagement solution. TouchTunes Media is a highly scalable digital out-of-home activation platform that provides targeted advertising and promotional opportunities for consumer brands. TouchTunes is headquartered in New York City, with offices in Chicago, Montreal, London and Vancouver.
PlayNetwork helps brands engage consumers through entertainment media, in-store and beyond. These experiences add emotion to omni-channel touch points that strengthen the connection with customers and influence lifetime value. Clients work with PlayNetwork for creative strategy development, branded music curation and global licensing, original video production, messaging, audio/visual systems engineering and installation, technology and software development, and more. They partner with over 400+ brands across 110,000+ locations in 120+ countries, reaching more than 100 million people every day.