MONTRÉAL, April 10, 2017 /CNW Telbec/ - Saavn is being added to the list of music streaming apps included in Videotron's Unlimited Music service as of today, bringing the total number of supported apps to 19. Saavn is South Asia's leading audio entertainment streaming platform that features Bollywood, Hindi and Indian regional music.
Unlimited Music lets Videotron customers stream music using popular music apps such as Apple Music, Spotify, Google Play Music, SoundCloud, Deezer and Stingray Music without using up any of their data plan.
"Saavn enriches Unlimited Music's offerings, opening up a whole new world of music," said Bertrand Hébert, Vice President, Marketing of Videotron. "We are pleased to bring our customers an ever-expanding musical selection thanks to agreements such the one we have just signed with Saavn."
"We are constantly innovating for our consumers and this partnership with Videotron allows us to reach out to their wide network with our content offerings and large music library." said Gairik Bhattacharya, VP of Carrier Partnerships at Saavn. "We hope listening to Saavn will enhance and elevate the experience for users in Canada." he added.
Unlimited Music is available across Videotron's LTE network, which covers nearly 90% of Québec's population and supports speeds of up to 150 Mbps. It is a free service for all subscribers to a Premium mobile plan.
Videotron (www.videotron.com), a wholly owned subsidiary of Quebecor Media Inc., is an integrated communications company engaged in cable television, interactive multimedia development, Internet access, cable telephone and mobile telephone services. Videotron is a leader in new technologies with its illico interactive television service and its broadband network, which supports high-speed cable Internet access, analog and digital cable television, and other services. As of December 31, 2016, Videotron was serving 1,690,800 cable television customers, including 1,587,000 Digital TV subscribers. The Club illico over-the-top video service had 314,700 members. Videotron is also the Québec leader in high-speed Internet access, with 1,612,800 subscribers to its cable service as of December 31, 2016. As of the same date, Videotron had 893,900 subscriber connections to its mobile telephone service and was providing cable telephone service to 1,253,100 Québec households and organizations. For the twelfth consecutive year, Videotron ranked as Québec's most respected telecommunications company in the annual Léger survey.
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Founded in 2007, Saavn is South Asia's leading digital music streaming service, transforming how people around the world access and experience music on a daily basis. Saavn is currently accessed in 196 countries and offers 30 Million tracks in 13 languages. In 2016, Saavn expanded its content offering into Saavn Original Programming, a slate of original, non-music audio programs that range from comedy and storytelling to mythology and cricket.
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