FORT MYERS, Fla., Aug. 24, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- WhereverTV Broadcasting Corp. (OTC:TVTV), which delivers Over The Top (OTT) subscription television services to a variety of devices including smartphones, TabletPCs, streaming media players, computers and connected TVs announced today that its Digital Rodeo Division has hired Steven “Herky” Williams as VP of Artist Relations & Development, effective immediately. Digital RodeoTV (DRTV) is a new OTT live music platform intending to change the way country music fans interact with and view their favorite artists while improving revenue streams for all involved. WhereverTV also owns Digital Rock, Digital Pop, Digital Cross and other music channels.
With over 30 years senior level management experience, Mr. Williams has an extensive background and knowledge in most aspects of the Music Industry. Known by most in the industry by his nickname, “Herky”, Herky spent 16 years with A.S.C.A.P. (American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers) including occupation as Senior Director of Creativity. A.S.C.A.P. is the industry giant for the collection and distribution of royalties for authors, composers and publishers. Mr. Williams has also served as: Senior Director of A&R for Capitol Records; Secretary, Treasurer, Chief Financial Officer, Chief Accounting Officer and Director of Stereo Vision Entertainment Inc.; and, as Vice Chairman and an Interim President of Rez-N-8 Productions, Inc. Mr. Williams is expected to bring significant expertise and talent to the WhereverTV music division.
"I am excited to join the WhereverTV and Digital RodeoTV team.” Herky said. “I’ve been in the country music business for over 30 years and have always looked for better ways to connect the artist, their music and their fans.” Herky also stated. “For me to be a part of this unique music delivery concept and business model, that offers the fans access to the Artists and their Music live on TV and mobile devices is exciting and ground breaking.” Herky went on to say. “Artists may now market their past and future music directly to their fan base, providing a behind the scenes look and personal interaction. I see this as the future of our business and a home run for fans of Country Music."
“We are building the future for artist and fan interaction,” Edward D. Ciofani the Chief Executive Officer said. “Adding Herky to our roster of experienced industry veterans is only the beginning of great things to come.” “Our Brand Ambassadors together with our unique live and recorded music experience online should facilitate our aggressive growth plans. We are only a short few months from launching Digital RodeoTV and other music channels to the world,’ he added.
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, Amazon Fire TV, 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 Amazon Fire TV devices. DVR functionality to record your shows and view later is presently in the works. Licensed US TV content subscriptions will be available in 2017. Please visit: www.wherever.tv, for more info.