TransGaming and Visiware Launch Exclusive Games Channel on DISH
- Games Channel 96 an on-demand gaming line-up exclusive to DISH
- More than 50 games available, including "MONOPOLY," "Tetris," "Who
Wants To Be A Millionaire" and "Kong Adventures"
- Subscribe to games by theme or select entire catalog
TORONTO, ONTARIO -- (Marketwire) -- 10/09/12 -- TransGaming Inc. (TSX
VENTURE:TNG), the global leader in the multiplatform deployment of
interactive entertainment, and Visiware, Inc., a global leader in the
interactive television industry, are teaming to deliver the Games
Channel 96 on-demand gaming channel exclusively to DISH customers.
Games Channel 96 features more than 50 single-player and multi-player
games and is available on most DISH ViP series receivers. Visiware is
featuring popular titles such as "Who Wants To Be A Millionaire(R),"
"Kong Adventures(R)" and "Carrot Mania(R)." TransGaming is delivering
globally recognized brands from its GameTree TV on-demand games
platform such as "SCRABBLE(R)," "MONOPOLY(R)" and "Tetris(R)."
"We're focused on expanding the value of DISH for customers looking
to make TV an interactive experience," said Jimshade Chaudhari,
Director of Product Management at DISH. "Customers can gather around
their TV to play a fantastic mix of classic games and popular new
games individually, against each other and against other customers
Games are bundled into theme packages such as sports, kids'
edu-tainment, adventure, hunting and others. Customers play using
their DISH receiver remotes and can choose a package of their four
favorite game themes for $6 per month or all games for $10 per month.
DISH subscribers can participate in interactive content, enter
monthly sweepstakes and compete against other customers in game
"As a top pay-TV provider, DISH recognizes the significant long-term,
sustainable value offered by video games on demand," said Vikas
Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming, Inc. "TransGaming and Visiware
deliver the socially engaging experiences customers are looking for,
with the world's most extensive catalog of branded games available
through the television. The 14 million DISH subscribers will be able
to tune in to channel 96 and play the GameTree TV titles they know
nd love, all on demand on their existing set-top box."
"We are pleased to join DISH and TransGaming to offer top games on a
dedicated channel," said Colas Overkott, CEO of Visiware. "Casual
games continue to grow in popularity, and the new Games Channel 96
shows that gaming is a perfect complement to video on demand and
About TransGaming Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TNG) is the global leader in the
multiplatform deployment of interactive entertainment. TransGaming
works with the industry's leading developers and publishers to enable
and distribute games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes,
Mac computers and Linux/CE platforms. TransGaming is headquartered in
TransGaming has recently updated its website to provide a range of
information from company news to industry articles, commentary and
insight. Please visit www.transgaming.com to learn more. In addition,
TransGaming provides regular business and industry updates through
its social media channels. Like us on Facebook and follow us on
Twitter at: @TransGaming and @VikasKGupta.
Visiware is an interactive studio providing gaming and technology
solutions in the following areas:
-- The PlayAlong(TM) platform allows TV producers and networks to launch
second screen apps based on and synchronized with major TV shows.
Millions of TV viewers can simultaneously participate on the web, their
smartphone and tablet, or through Facebook. PlayAlong(TM) has powered
over 700 shows in 10 countries.
-- With Playin'TV(TM), Visiware is the supplier of interactive pay-TV games
and channels for many of the world's largest digital TV providers.
-- LeStudio(TM) creates, designs, and develops customized User Interfaces
and applications for digital television, set-tops, OTT-devices and
More information on www.visiware.com.
DISH Network Corporation (NASDAQ:DISH), through its subsidiary DISH
Network L.L.C., provides approximately 14 million satellite TV
customers with the highest quality programming and technology with
the most choices at the best value, including HD Free for Life.
Subscribers enjoy the largest high definition lineup with more than
200 national HD channels, the most international channels, and
award-winning HD and DVR technology. DISH Network Corporation's
subsidiary, Blockbuster L.L.C., delivers family entertainment to
millions of customers around the world. DISH Network Corporation is a
Fortune 200 company. Visit www.dish.com.
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TransGaming Inc. Contacts:
Jean-Francois (JF) Dube
Investor Relations - Canada
+1 877 848 8790
Wolfe Axelrod Weinberger Associates LLC
Adam P. Lowensteiner
Investor Relations - United States
+1 212 370 4500
General Manager, Visiware Inc.
+1 773 251 7473
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