Qello Inks Licensing Deal With EMI Music
NEW YORK, May 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Qello, the streaming HD concert films and music documentary application, is expanding its extensive library with content from EMI Music, one of the world’s largest music companies.
Qello provides music lovers with a sleek and carefully curated application to stream and watch long-form concerts and brilliant music documentaries on demand, in high definition, across multiple touch points, including mobile phones, tablets, Smart TVs, and the web.
The deal with EMI Music expands the Qello vault, which already houses the largest library of HD concert films in the world, with masterfully produced HD concerts from leading artists, such as Coldplay, Gorillaz, Norah Jones, Radiohead, 30 Seconds to Mars, Robbie Williams, Ben Harper, Daft Punk, and many more.
Dominic Pandiscia, Executive Vice President Commercial & Revenue Development, EMI Music North America commented, “Qello is an exciting new application which provides music fans another way to connect with the artists they love. We’re looking forward to working with them to grow the long-form video streaming market further.”
Named one of the Top Android Apps of 2011 and available across the entire Android ecosystem, Qello is now on iOS – iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, and was recently named Best App to Watch on Apple TV. The app is currently available on Samsung Smart TVs and Qello will soon be one of the premier apps on the new Microsoft powered Nokia Lumia 800 and 900 mobile phones; and will also be available on Sony Bravia TVs and Amazon’s Kindle Fire.
Qello’s free download is loaded with one track from every show as well as Qello TV, a continuous stream of concert footage. For those who want access to watch every concert in the entire vault, from the open to the encore, Qello offers an All-Access unlimited subscription for $4.99 a month.
Qello is a cloud-based digital syndication service that streams HD quality content to hundreds of millions of users across all new media devices using its proprietary platform. This multi-dimensional platform is outfitted with the largest library of concert films in the world. Qello is carving out new distribution channels through syndication and providing thousands of hours of dynamic and exclusive HD concert film programming to music enthusiasts. In addition to its music library, Qello offers traditional content companies a customized, dynamic solution that allows them to participate in the digital new media revolution. Qello provides an alternative for content owners, in which multi-platform syndication is the cornerstone of the business. With Qello, consumers find it, stream it, and watch it – anywhere, any time.