NEW YORK, December 12, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --
Viva Entertainment Group, Inc (OTC MARKET OTTV), a developer of an OTT system through which television services are delivered using the Internet, is pleased to announce the appointment Mr. Rory Conaway to its Board of Directors. Mr. Conaway will serve as an independent director of the Company. Viva's Board is now comprised of five, four of which are independent, with Mr. Johnny Falcones CEO, serving as Chairman of the Board. The Company will leverage Mr. Conaway's his vast experience as he brings a new dimension to a well experienced board. This wealth knowledge makes the perfect team as the Company embarks on a Global rollout of its cutting edge OTT platform.
Viva's CEO, Mr. Johnny Falcones expressed, "We are delighted to have Mr. Conaway, a wireless expert, as director. He will play a major part in the decision making as it relates to our internet services. Mr. Conaway has been in the IT and Wireless industry for the better part of a quarter century and is currently CEO of Triad Wireless. He is a top notch, proven CEO who we believe strengthens our company in a major segment of the market which is part of our daily lives. His expertise rounds out our board, and enhances the company's mission which is to serve our consumers and our partners with a premier OTT service delivered in a better and efficient way.
Management Team and Board Member Bio's
Johnny Falcones, Founder Chairman and CEO Viva Entertainment Group
Johnny Falcones is an industry veteran with the strategic vision, drive, and connections to advance Viva's platform in the TV industry. His extensive experience in the entertainment world drove him to start his quest with Viva. From day one at a young age he helped develop the careers of Marc Anthony, India, and not long ago Soleil J. This champion then continued his career with Icons such as Celia Cruz and Tito Puente. He also developed a successful record label with Universal Music and Video Distribution, turning it in to a multi-million dollar label.
Two decades ago, Falcones was just a Puerto Rican born, cool kid from Brooklyn, who moonlighted as a DJ while attending LaGuardia College in New York .2 turntables & a keen ear, Falcones quickly became the musical authority of NY's Latin House music scene of 90's. It was one faithful night at Palladium nightclub, where he had a chance encounter with legendary music impresario Ralph Mercado, who recruited him to RMM Records. Together they globalized the Latin record industry, converting starry-eyed local vocalist Marc Anthony & India from buzz act, to icons. Within months, the young up and coming Falcones was globe-trotting with Superstars, Celia Cruz & Tito Puente. Under Falcones' management, these stars collected a bevy of international awards & were immortalized via 'Hollywood Walk of Fame' slots. Falcones co-exec. produced the White House's 24th Annual Hispanic Heritage Awards in Sep. 2010, which featured a luminaries such Juan Luis Guerra & Don Francisco. He also produced the Last Tito Puente concert Viva La Musica which was release on Showtime pay-per view and the was release on CD and DVD.
Rory Conaway, Director, Viva Entertainment Group
Rory Conaway has been in the IT and Wireless Industries for the past 25 years as an author and consultant. He currently serves as CEO of Triad Wireless operating a growing WISP operation in Southern Arizona. He consults with investors, manufacturers, and WISPs, and develops financial business models for startups. In addition to writing articles in industry publications such as Mission Critical Magazine, Mr. Conaway also writes the series "Tales from the Towers" that can be found on various such as http://www.triadwireless.net and http://www.muniwireless.com. He has also engineered several wireless designs such as S.P.I.R.I.T. and Guerilla Wireless as well as building integrated wireless and video surveillance for airport security, municipal and critical infrastructure, SCADA systems, and hotel/MDU deployments.
About VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc.
VIVA Entertainment Group, Inc. is a global entertainment and technology company connecting content owners and video distributors to deliver premium content on any smart device with a screen. Viva has developed an OTT system through which television services are delivered using the Internet protocol suite over a network such as the Internet, instead of being delivered through traditional terrestrial, satellite signal and cable television formats. Viva, your entertainment partner, provides subscribers access to the content they want anywhere, anytime. With a WiFi connection our customers can watch Live TV from around the world, TV shows, as well as movies on demand, Tele-video conference and many other interactive features. Independent and Major film studios, television networks, Telecoms, Cable Companies, and emerging ISPS partner with Viva for enhanced capabilities in multi platform video distribution. The only true end-to-end provider of premium content technology services, VIVA looks to license and deliver to traditional and OTT video distributors across the world. VIVA is a publicly traded company under the stock symbol OTTV http://www.vivagroup.tv
About Triad Wireless:
Triad Wireless has been in business for over 13 years . Many wireless deployments have Triad wireless fingerprints on them. In places such as World Market Center in Vegas, The Stratosphere Casino, RV Parks, Airports, SCADA systems, Traffic Systems, City-Wide Video surveillance systems, etc.. In the Last few years, Triad Wireless has been quietly developing next generation residential and business internet services that set new standards in speed and price. The unique models Triad Wireless has developed has comes from partnering and working closely with manufacturers that design products that are focused on enhancing our engineers models. The end result of these partnerships are the most recent announcement of the 200Mbps service being offered on March 14th. http://www.triadwireless.net/
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