Secure digital media distribution company YANGAROO Inc. has entered into an exclusive multi-year agreement with Australia’s D-Star Music Delivery Pty Ltd (“D-Star”), a member of the Shooting Star Pictures group of companies. The Shooting Star Group is one of Australia’s leading creative production businesses, servicing the entertainment industry and the corporate market. The initial focus will be on the delivery of music to radio, press and other destinations and will launch immediately, branded as D-Star, powered by DMDS. This will be followed by the delivery of full broadcast quality SD and HD music video and advertising files to television broadcasters and movie theatres throughout Australia and New Zealand.
The parties have entered into an exclusive three year renewable agreement whereby YANGAROO will provide its patented industry leading Digital Media Distribution System (DMDS), and D-Star will provide local marketing and customer support, utilizing the Shooting Star Group’s extensive resources, leading market presence and proven industry expertise.
Effective immediately new releases from major and independent record labels are available for streaming or download. New releases from the last few weeks are also available should they be required for on-air consideration.
“We are very excited to offer this new and improved service to the industry we have been servicing for many years,” said Peter Skillman, CEO of the Shooting Star Group. “We can now, not only offer the latest cutting edge technology for audio delivery, but also broadcast quality video delivery as we move forward.”
“This is another example of how we are executing on our profitable growth strategy and monetizing the investment made in DMDS 5.0,” said Scott Wambolt, CEO of YANGAROO Inc. “I look forward to a long and mutually rewarding relationship with Peter Skillman and his excellent team at the Shooting Star Group,” said Cliff Hunt, Chairman and COO of YANGAROO Inc. “The Australian and New Zealand markets are strong and growing, and we are excited about the significant new revenue opportunities that this relationship provides.”