FORT MYERS, Fla., June 09, 2016 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTC:TVTV), a leader in delivering 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 officially launched its newly revamped website and, as part of its soft launch, is offering a temporary package of FREE TV ONLINE channels. The initial package includes 15 channels of assorted genres. Additionally, WhereverTV announced the integration of several security protocols aimed at protecting both the consumers of its media, and the copyrights of its content partners. The Company also stated it expects to offer additional U.S.-based and in-language channels from around the world in the coming months. For a FREE TV ONLINE subscription, please go to http://wherever.tv/en/store.
“Today, marks a significant step for the future of WhereverTV. We are now able to offer our customers a great experience of being able to watch various content from around the world from the comfort of their own personal devices. By implementing the security protocols we can assure our media partners the security they require. We expect to have the full launch in the coming weeks with approximately 100 unique channels and more to follow as we continue to sign and acquire content rights. I look forward to building a large customer base as we grow our content offerings in: real-time programming, in-language channels from around the world, on demand offerings, music channels, and mainstream channels from the major networks in large countries including the United States, Mexico, European countries, China and more,” said Edward D. Ciofani, the Chairman and CEO.
The Company’s new website offers the FREE TV Online package with 15 channels included for a period of 2 weeks until other subscription packages are created. Each subscription incorporates security protocols that include Digitals Right Management (DRM), privacy controls protection and geo-blocking capabilities.
DRM is a form of copyright protection for digital media. The purpose of DRM is to prevent or mitigate unauthorized redistribution of digital media and restrict the ways consumers can copy or retransmit content they've purchased. Geo-blocking or geoblocking is the practice of restricting access to internet content based upon the user's geographical location.
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 2015. Please visit: www.wherever.tv, for more info.
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