Update: We just got word that MOG should be live on Boxee around 6 a.m. on Tuesday, so get ready to crank those speakers and wake up the neighbors.
First On-Demand Music Service to Bundle Music & Radio in HD For TVs Via The Boxee Box by D-Link
BERKELEY, Calif., August 30, 2011 – MOG today announced the availability of a new app for the Boxee Box by D-Link, giving the award-winning streaming music service its newest home entertainment platform for the ultimate music listening experience. MOG is the first on-demand music service providing unlimited music in high quality, 320 kbps, to be offered as a native app for Boxee. Listeners can now enjoy MOG's HQ audio through this new living room offering, featuring a wireless remote keypad for quick searches of MOG's 11.5-million song catalog on a user's connected TV.
MOG is available from Boxee's App Library, and the onscreen instructions quickly walk users through connecting their Boxee Box to a MOG account. Both new and existing MOG users can visit http://www.mog.com/boxee to get started. Once listeners have connected their MOG account to Boxee, they will enjoy fast, streamlined access to MOG's unlimited, on-demand music service through Boxee's cutting edge hardware and HD interface. Boxee's dual-sided remote features a QWERTY keypad, for easy, user-friendly searching of your favorite artists, albums and tracks.
"Music belongs everywhere, and Boxee brings MOG to the living room in an incredibly responsive and well-designed way," said Drew Denbo, Senior Vice President of Business Development for MOG. "Our goal is to constantly challenge the status quo with an ever-growing suite of best of breed apps and players that give our listeners access to MOG's ultimate music listening experience wherever they are. We're thrilled to merge our high-quality audio with Boxee's all-in-one entertainment interface for accessing music from the Internet on a TV."
MOG subscribers will enjoy the following features of the new MOG app for Boxee:
Unlimited music: Access to over 11.5 million songs and over one million albums, on-demand.
High quality audio: Music is streamed at 320 kbps-better than any other music service.
Full QWERTY Remote: Seamless search through Boxee's dual-sided remote featuring simple controls on one side, and a QWERTY keypad on the reverse.
Best-in-class, personal radio: The most powerful music discovery engine on the planet enables both artist-only and similar artists radio.
One-click access: With one click, get instant access to new releases, top artists, top albums and editor's picks.
Boxee HD: Enjoy MOG's album art on your TV in stunning 1080p HD.
Wireless connection: Boxee streams from the Internet directly to your home entertainment system, no PC required.
MOG's app for Boxee is available for free to new and existing subscribers who own a Boxee Box by D-Link. The Boxee can be purchased for $199 from http://boxee.tv. After a 14-day free trial, new MOG users can subscribe to either of MOG's subscription plans, both of which include Boxee access:
MOG Basic, $4.99 per month: Access to MOG on Boxee, Roku, LG Internet connected TVs & Blu-ray players, and online.
MOG Primo, $9.99 per month: Access to MOG through mobile devices (iPhone, iPod touch and Android), via Sonos and through all Basic platforms (Boxee, Roku, LG Internet connected TVs & Blu-ray players, and online.
About MOG Inc.
MOG Inc. is a next-generation music media company founded in June 2005 by David Hyman, former CEO for Gracenote. MOG's all-you-can-eat, on-demand listening service provides access to a vast library of over 11 million songs and over one million albums through its mobile apps on iPhone and Android phones, online, and on streaming entertainment and consumer electronic devices. MOG Inc. is also the provider of The MOG Music Network (MMN), the premier destination for music content online and largest music focused advertising network consisting of over 1700 music sites, reaching over 59 million people each month.
Headquartered in Berkeley, California, MOG Inc. investors include Menlo Ventures, Balderton Capital, Simon Equity Partners, Universal Music Group and Sony Music. Grammy-winning record producer, Rick Rubin, named by Time Magazine as one of the "100 Most Influential People in the world," is a member of MOG's Board of Directors.
D-Link is the global leader in connectivity for consumer electronics and an award-winning designer, developer and manufacturer of networking, broadband, storage, home automation, security, and entertainment solutions for the digital home. With millions of networking and connectivity products manufactured and shipped, D-Link is a dominant market participant and price/performance leader in the networking and communications market. For more information visit http://www.dlink.com.
Boxee is changing the way people experience home entertainment by bringing TV shows, movies, videos, and music from the Internet to the TV. Boxee's software can be easily downloaded for free to any computer or embedded in living room devices. Boxee has quickly established itself as the best way to bring entertainment from different sources into one place - anything from a local collection of movies, TV shows, music, and photos, to streaming content from websites like MLB.TV, Pandora, Last.fm, and flickr. Users can also discover new entertainment from their friends and share recommendations with social networks like Facebook and Twitter. More than a million people use Boxee to enjoy their entertainment. Learn how you can join them at www.boxee.tv.
- Key specs
- Reviews • 44
- Type Audio / video player
- Video services Netflix, YouTube, Other
- Audio services Last.fm, Pandora, Other
- Video codec support AVI, DivX, h.264 / AVC, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4, Quicktime, WMV, XviD
- Audio codec support AAC, FLAC, MP3, OGG, WAV, WMA
- Video outputs HDMI (1 outputs)
- Audio outputs via HDMI, RCA stereo, TOSLINK (optical)
- Released 2010-11-10