IMF: THE INTERNATIONAL MUSIC FEED PARTNERS WITH WIDEOPENWEST (WOW!)
IMF Programming to Reach WOW! Customers in Chicago, Detroit, Columbus and Cleveland
LOS ANGELES, February 5, 2007 - Continuing with its aggressive expansion, IMF: The International Music Feed, the multi-platform music entertainment brand that offers TV, VOD, Broadband and Mobile video music channels, has entered into a long term affiliation agreement with leading cable television provider WideOpenWest Holdings, LLC (WOW!). The announcement was made today by Andy Schuon, President & Chief Executive Officer, IMF, and Colleen Abdoulah, President & Chief Executive Officer, WOW!
IMF's linear channel, known for airing the best hit music from the U.S. and the rest of the World, is now available on WOW!'s four cable systems in Chicago, Detroit, Columbus and Cleveland. Additionally, WOW! will provide its Columbus customers with up to 100 hours of on-demand programming from IMF's vast catalog of music videos and programs such as Hip Hop Society, The Bridge (Latin), One World (International), Passage to India, Artist Feed (exclusive artist interviews), and Hello World (music/pop culture by country), among others. WOW! also plans to launch IMF’s video-on-demand to customers in Chicago, Detroit and Cleveland later this year.
“WOW! customers now have access to the largest music on-demand offering available, and the IMF television channel,” stated Andy Schuon, President & Chief Executive Officer of IMF: The International Music Feed. “Together, IMF and IMF VOD bring a limitless music experience to television.”
“Music is a powerful driver of VOD usage. We are pleased to have partnered with IMF and to be able to offer our customers such robust music on-demand content that will further enhance their digital experience,” remarked Colleen Abdoulah, President & Chief Executive Officer of WideOpenWest.
About IMF: The International Music Feed
A global pop brand with a 24-hour cable/satellite TV channel, IMF: The International Music Feed offers video-on-demand, broadband and mobile content around the world as well as 30 audio channels of music. IMF programming is also now available on multiple national mobile carriers in the US, the UK, and France. IMF.com connects all of The International Music Feed's platforms with music content, program listings, news, and a fast growing social network of bloggers. IMF is available on TV via Dish Network, Verizon FiOS, AT&T U-verse, WOW!, on the web on nbbc and on mobile through Sprint, Amp'd Mobile and SKY Mobile/Vodaphone. More information can be found at www.imf.com.
WOW! is a competitive provider of cable television, high-speed Internet, and telephone services. WOW! Cable features Basic Cable, Digital Cable, and advanced services such as OnDemand, HDTV and DVRs. WOW! Internet provides customers with a choice of five high-speed connections from 112kbps to 6Mbps. WOW! Phone offers the convenience of unlimited local, long distance, and local toll calling in the United States. Customers can bundle any two or all three services together at a great value, while benefiting from the convenience of dealing with just one company for all their entertainment and telecommunications needs.