LOS ANGELES, Nov. 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ — Digiboo (www.digiboo.com), the digital retail entertainment download service, today announced it has entered into an agreement with Pacific Telemanagement Services (PTS), the largest public payphone company in the United States with over 40,000 public pay phones across 48 states. This new partnership will expand Digiboo’s footprint to provide increased service and access to more movie-lovers on-the-go.
“PTS has install-ready locations and supporting service infrastructure in the high-traffic transit locations where Digiboo finds its best customers,” said Richard Cohen, CEO, Digiboo. “PTS’ experienced team and solid relationships with partner locations, including airports, makes them an ideal partner to help Digiboo reach our customers and meet our distribution expansion objectives in the coming months.”
PTS will install Digiboo kiosks in airports, train stations, universities and other high-traffic locations throughout the United States starting later this year. This new partnership will help deliver Digiboo’s unique movie download service to movie- and TV-lovers in transit and maximize Digiboo’s value to its mobile customer base.
“PTS is dedicated to bringing the best customer service amenities to its location partners worldwide, said Michael R. Zumbo, president, PTS. “Digiboo’s breakthrough digital entertainment kiosks are exactly the kind of new and exciting service that PTS provides for its target consumers: People in Motion.”
Digiboo’s entertainment is currently available through its interactive touchscreen kiosks which can be found largely through three airports, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA) and Portland International Airport (PDX). The company recently announced compatibility with Android devices and the addition of a variety of television series to its content library.
Digiboo is a convenient option for people to watch the movies and TV shows they love, whenever and wherever they want. It is a first-of-its-kind digital retail download service that has more than 800 new release and popular movie titles and 11 television series available through its interactive touchscreen kiosks.
Digiboo kiosks are currently available exclusively through airports in the United States, an ideal distribution channel to offer more choices for people to buy or rent the entertainment they love while traveling. These movies and TV shows can be downloaded in as little as 30 seconds to USB, or just minutes directly to your device via Wi-Fi and played back on any Windows-enabled or Android PC, laptop, tablet or phone. Digiboo delivers a fast and convenient way for people to watch movies and TV.
Digiboo was founded in 2008 by film industry veterans Richard Cohen, former MGM Home Entertainment and Consumer Products president, Jeff Karbowiak, EVP of MGM’s Home Entertainment Group, David Beddow, CTO at Movielink, and Blake Thomas, GM of MGM Home Entertainment.
San Ramon, California-based Pacific Telemanagement Services (PTS) was founded in 1986, and is the largest public payphone company in the United States with over 45,000 public pay phones in 48 states. PTS prides itself on delivering public payphone services; including 24/7 web based reporting, high quality customer care, and exceptional field service.
PTS also provides the Free Connect free retail Internet portal that allows “People in Motion” to access the web and access their favorite services, including Email, Facebook, Skype, etc. Free Connect is currently being installed across America in airports, shopping malls, hospitals, colleges, and other high traffic locations.
For more information, please contact:
Susan C. Mills
Edelman PR for Digiboo