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PITTSBURGH, July 23, 2015 (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, today announced that it has appointed Scott Welch as a Director to the Board of Wherever TV. Mr. Welch increases the number of Board to six, and brings an extensive and complementary entertainment and media industry background to the Company. The Company continues to build a world class corporate governance and a management team that will successfully drive WhereverTV into the OTT industry. Mr. Welch will be an invaluable resource in regards to content acquisition, strategic planning, financial management and existing relationships with current and past pop stars.
Scott Welch has over 30 years' experience in the music and entertainment industry which he intends to leverage to the benefit of WhereverTV. Scott has managed the careers and development of multi-platinum recording artists such as Alanis Morissette, LeAnn Rimes, Steve Perry, Paula Abdul, Collective Soul, C&C Music Factory among others. He also worked with the careers of Green Day, Jim Carrey, Ellen DeGeneres, Vince Vaughn, Will Ferrell and over 40 clients in film, television, and music while at Mosaic Media Group. Welch currently manages Word Records recording artist Veridia and singer songwriter Allison Kaplan.
Mr. Welch was an early investor and an advisor to the launch and development of StubHub, the first on line secondary ticketing company. Stubhub was purchased by Ebay in 2007 for $310 million. Scott was also a key component in the growth of MP3.com, which was the first digital music website. Scott was part of the team that launched the July 1999 IPO raising over $370 million which was the single largest technology IPO to that date.
Scott Welch Management also consults two technology companies including MCN Interactive, a digital technology company that builds web properties, e-commerce solutions and designs for social media strategies for over 500 clients and MusicSynk a web based solution for music songwriters, music publishers and film/TV music supervisors.
Scott has a BA from the University of California at Sacramento in Mass Communications. He is the National Chairman of the Board of Directors for Musicians On Call. For Mr. Welch's full BIO, please visit www.Wherever.TV.
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, Boxee, 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 GoogleTV 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.
This news release contains forward-looking statements, which may not be based on historical facts. Such forward-looking statements involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results events or developments to be materially different from any future results, events or developments expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. These factors should be considered carefully and readers are cautioned not to place undue reliance on such forward-looking statements. Except as required by applicable securities laws, the Company disclaims any obligation to update any such factors or to publicly announce the results of any revisions to any of the forward-looking statements contained herein to reflect future results, events or developments.
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