MediaNet Facilitates Songza’s Canadian Expansion

Provides Music Catalog To Power Popular ‘Music Concierge’ Service

NEW YORK--()--MediaNet, the leading turnkey platform for building digital music businesses, announced today that it is the catalog and streaming partner for Songza’s music streaming service expansion into Canada. MediaNet has been providing Songza’s music catalog and streaming in the USA since the app’s inception.

Songza’s free Canadian ‘music concierge’ service streams consumers expertly-curated playlists that are suited to the activity they are doing and the device they are carrying. MediaNet provides Songza with a catalog of tracks from all the major labels and thousands of indie labels, as well as provides Songza with the back-end streaming technology to deliver music tracks to consumers’ iPhones, iPods, iPads, Android devices, Kindles, Sonos devices and computer desktops.

“Songza serves the right music at the right time to make our users’ everyday moments better,” said Elias Roman, CEO of Songza. “Thanks to MediaNet’s massive music catalog and breadth of metadata, streaming formats, and reporting support, we can be totally focused on giving our users the ideal music listening experience.”

Frank Johnson, MediaNet’s CEO, said, “Songza is one of the most exciting new streaming music services to hit the scene, and we’re proud that our technology is part of it. We created a Canadian-centered radio music catalog for Songza so that we can manage the unique rights and reporting requirements for that country. And our ability to support Songza’s playlists and radio streaming format is also a core capability of MediaNet’s platform.”

MediaNet (www.mndigital.com) maintains the largest B2B rights-managed catalog of digital music in the world, with more than 22 million tracks available to power streaming music apps, subscription services, download stores and more. MediaNet offers customized solutions for global music services as well as turnkey solutions for small companies looking to launch their business quickly and cost effectively.

Links

- View MediaNet’s catalog of music tracks: http://www.mndigital.com/catalog/

- Download the Songza music app, powered by MediaNet: http://songza.com/

- Get the latest Music Trending Analytics: http://www.mndigital.com/content-experience/trending.aspx

- Learn about the MN Open API for developers: http://www.mndigital.com/integration/openapi.html

- Follow MediaNet on Twitter: https://twitter.com/MNDigital

- Join MediaNet on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/pages/MediaNet/276666588743?ref=sgm

About MediaNet

MediaNet offers a one-stop shop for building digital music experiences. For 11 years MediaNet has been powering the biggest brands in music like Zune, Yahoo! Music, MTV and Samsung – plus the latest social music services including MOG, Songza and turntable.fm – by powering their music catalogs, serving their downloads and streaming, managing rights reporting and compliance, managing subscriptions, hosting ecommerce payments transactions, and more.

MediaNet maintains a catalog of more than 22 million music tracks and growing – making it the largest B2B catalog in the business -- always with the newest tracks available. The company’s developer-friendly APIs and music-streaming technology win accolades from CTOs and entrepreneurs worldwide. And MediaNet’s advanced technology platform, called MN Open, offers robust APIs and easy-to-use Web Components to deliver a turnkey track downloads store, streaming subscription service or on-demand radio service.

Privately held MediaNet was founded in 2001 and is headquartered in Seattle, with offices in New York and London. Visit www.mndigital.com for more information.

Contacts

Rocket Science PR, for MNDigital (MediaNet)
Jamie Simmons, +1-213-804-5024
jamie@rocketscience.com

Release Summary

Songza expands music service into Canada with MediaNet's tracks catalog and streaming technology to deliver to mobile devices. MediaNet is also providing metadata and compliance reporting.

Contacts

Rocket Science PR, for MNDigital (MediaNet)
Jamie Simmons, +1-213-804-5024
jamie@rocketscience.com