KNOXVILLE, Tenn., Dec. 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Holiday travelers now have a quick and easy way to rent and buy their entertainment, as Digiboo (http://www.digiboo.com/), a digital retail entertainment download service, today announced it is partnering with Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and plazas in North America, to bring its entertainment service to the southeast region of the United States. Digiboo has installed nine interactive touchscreen kiosks in Pilot Flying J locations along the I-75 from Corbin, Ky. to Cordele, Ga.
"Families on holiday road trips have typically been limited in their entertainment options," said Blake Thomas, CMO, Digiboo. "Digiboo offers an extensive catalogue, and is fast, travel-friendly and now conveniently located within Pilot Flying J locations along the I-75."
Movie fans can choose from Digiboo's library of more than 800 movies and 300 television shows, including new releases such as "Man of Steel," "Grown Ups 2," "White House Down," "The Conjuring" and "Red 2," as well as popular catalog titles. TV lovers can enjoy their favorite episodes of "The Walking Dead," "Revolution," "Big Bang Theory," "Weeds," "Breaking Bad" and "Mad Men," among others.
These movies and TV programs can be downloaded in as little as 30 seconds to a thumb drive, or directly to a device in just minutes via Wi-Fi and played back on any iPhone®, iPad®, iPad mini®, iPod touch® or any Android or Windows-enabled PC, laptop, tablet or phone. Anyone, from business travelers to families on vacation, can enjoy Digiboo, and since the service is digital-only, with no physical discs, new releases are always in stock, and there is never anything to return.
"We strive to be a one-stop shop for everything our customers need while traveling over the holidays," said Asa Hazelwood, Director of Facility Revenue, Pilot Flying J. "With Digiboo, we've expanded our entertainment offerings to provide the latest in movies and TV shows."
Digiboo's competitively-priced catalogue can be accessed through its interactive touchscreen kiosks, also found in Houston Hobby (HOU) and Bush (IAH) airports, Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP), Seattle-Tacoma International (SEA), Portland International Airport (PDX), Boise Airport (BOI), Indianapolis International Airport (IND) and within select Gateway Newstands.
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 releases and popular movie titles and 300 television series available through its interactive touchscreen kiosks.
Digiboo kiosks are currently available through airports, Gateway Newstands and Pilot Flying J centers in the United States and Canada, ideal distribution channels offering more choices for people to buy or rent the entertainment they love while on-the-go. These movies and TV shows can be downloaded in as little as 30 seconds to a thumb drive, or just minutes directly to your device via Wi-Fi and played back on any Apple iPhone, iPad, iPad mini or iPod Touch or any Android or Windows-enabled 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.
About Pilot Flying J
Pilot Flying J, the largest operator of travel centers and travel plazas in North America, is committed to making life better for professional drivers. Headquartered in Knoxville, Tenn., Pilot Flying J has more than 650 retail locations. The Pilot Flying J network provides drivers with access to more than 65,000 parking spaces for trucks, 4,400 showers and 4,000 diesel lanes, with more than 2,200 offering DEF at the pump. Pilot Flying J is currently ranked No. 6 on Forbes' list of America's Largest Private Companies. Visit www.pilotflyingj.com for more information.
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Edelman PR for Digiboo