While on hold with SHAW earlier today I heard a promo for Galaxie's 15 new music channels.
Somewhere along the way i missed this item and thought that I'd post it just to keep us all up-to-date with what is offered by the Galaxie music service. (Although there isn't anything there that I wold choose to listen to(. This item is a little dated, but I didn't see it posted any where on the site....
Fifteen New Galaxie Music Stations Take Shaw Customers Around the World
Press Release: Shaw Communications Inc. – Mon, Jan 9, 2012 12:33 PM EST
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire -01/09/12)- Dance to the beat of music from around the world with 15 new Galaxie music channels on Shaw (TSX: SJR.B) (NYSE: SJR - News). As the first provider in Canada to launch the new channels, Shaw is excited to now offer even more non-stop, commercial-free music to its customers.
The new channels have a focus on cultural music, with stations ranging from Bollywood Hits, to Arabic, to Guangdong. Three channels appealing to young adults have also been added. Shaw customers can now enjoy the following new music channels:
-- Canadian Indie
-- Hip Hop
-- Latino Urbano
-- Today's Latin Pop
-- Mando Pop
-- The Asian Flavour
-- Bollywood Hits
-- Hindi Gold
-- Sounds of South India
-- Classical India
-- World Carnival
"Shaw is proud to be the first provider in Canada to offer all of these new Galaxie channels to our customers" said Peter Bissonnette, President, Shaw Communications Inc. "The Galaxie music channels on Shaw build value and provide more entertainment options for our diverse customer base across Canada."
"Our objective is to ensure that Galaxie remains the preferred source of music for Canadians," stated Eric Boyko, President and CEO of Stingray Digital, owners and operators of Galaxie. "By launching these new channels with Shaw, we are further expanding the reach of Canadians who will find their favourite music genres on the Galaxie service."
In total, 55 Galaxie music stations are now available to Shaw Digital TV customers at no added cost. The channels can be accessed by tuning into channels in the 400 range, or streaming them online. Online streaming and channel information can be found at www.vod.shaw.ca/music/galaxie_player