New partnership sees Philips MediaSuite from PPDS change into the primary devoted hospitality TV to characteristic the DAZN app – utilized by greater than 300 million folks month-to-month – bringing greater than 30,000 reside sports activities and leisure occasions to resort rooms world wide, for the primary time.
PPDS is delighted to announce a brand new partnership with DAZN – the world’s main sports activities leisure platform and Europe’s largest soccer broadcaster – to carry its reside and on-demand content material streaming providers into resort visitor rooms for the primary time, solely through Philips MediaSuite hospitality TVs.
Set to be unveiled and demonstrated for the primary time at ISE 2024 in Barcelona (Philips Sales space 3P500), this newest international partnership strengthens PPDS’ clear and unrivalled mission to ship the trade’s most intensive and versatile selection of in-room TV leisure providers for accommodations, letting visitors take full management of their viewing experiences.
Launched in 2016, and headquartered in London, UK, DAZN supplies an in depth selection of reside sports activities and leisure, with prime division males’s and girls’s soccer/soccer, skilled boxing, MMA, motorsport, wrestling, and tennis hosted on the platform yearly.
Obtainable in additional than 200 nations – together with a robust home presence with premium soccer/soccer rights in Italy, Spain, Germany, Japan, France, Portugal, Belgium, Taiwan, america, and Canada – DAZN has amassed greater than 60 million subscribers and 300 million month-to-month customers worldwide. Over 1.2 billion hours of content material is streamed yearly through the DAZN app, which – till now – has primarily been accessible through a variety of linked shopper units, together with smartphones, tablets, and recreation consoles.
The whole package deal
As a part of this thrilling and groundbreaking partnership between DAZN and PPDS – a market chief for superior Android SoC hospitality TVs across the globe – the DAZN app shall be out there for the primary time through resort visitor room TVs, embedded instantly onto Philips MediaSuite TVs.
Developed in partnership, and tailor-made solely to be used on the Philips MediaSuite Collection – the resort TV of selection for a few of the most recognised international resort manufacturers, together with Accor, IHG, Marriot, and Radisson – the DAZN app shall be out there for accommodations to supply to visitors seeking to get pleasure from (for instance) the following large Anthony Joshua or Katie Taylor boxing match on the massive display screen throughout their keep.
For accommodations wishing to subscribe to DAZN for his or her visitors, there are two preliminary packages that may be chosen relying on their audience. DAZN Base, which is included in every of the packages as customary, will supply all sports activities for which DAZN has worldwide rights. This Base package deal will be added to with DAZN Final – for core territories which have extra rights necessities, for instance the Bundesliga in Germany.
Packing a punch
For extra highly effective, deeper immersive audio and visible experiences, hoteliers can even embrace the brand new Philips Skilled Soundbar HAL5023 with a built-in subwoofer, designed and configured solely for Philips MediaSuite TVs, which may even be on present at ISE 2024.
Philips MediaSuite was created to rework what had change into an outdated and drained in-room TV expertise. Operating on Android, we needed to offer hoteliers with a TV resolution that might evolve with the wants of the client and maintaining tempo with the developments available in the market. This implies offering them with what they should allow them to take management of how, when, and by no matter means they like to devour their content material.
We pleasure ourselves on responding shortly to modifications available in the market, together with implementing new standard apps and providers visitors crave. We now have proven that with our partnerships with the likes of Netflix and Apple TV+ in recent times and, with the recognition and demand for DAZN, we’re thrilled to have been chosen by their group to change into the primary international resort TV producer to supply their implausible streaming service through Philips MediaSuite TVs.
Jeroen Verhaeghe, International Enterprise Growth Director Hospitality
Right here at DAZN, our focus is to make sure our clients have entry to the most effective and widest vary of high quality content material, whereas on the similar time, having the absolute best expertise by means of our platform.
Demand for our providers continues to develop exponentially and we’re all the time exploring alternatives to increase our attain additional, and to carry even higher worth to each new and current clients, wherever they occur to be – together with inside resort rooms. We’re delighted to have partnered with PPDS, an organization that shares our obsession for high quality and expertise, to debut our DAZN app inside visitor rooms for the primary time with Philips MediaSuite. Rachelle Peterson, SVP International Business Distribution at DAZN
In case you are on vacation or away on enterprise, the DAZN app on Philips MediaSuites means now you can get pleasure from all of your favorite sporting occasions in your in-room TV in as much as 4K decision, along with nice sound. At PPDS, our philosophy is all the time to steer from the entrance. That is demonstrated as soon as once more with our partnership with DAZN. The times of getting to squint at a small smartphone or pill show to get pleasure from high quality sports activities in your resort room are over. We stay up for demonstrating this nice new platform at ISE 2024.
PPDS is a buying and selling title of TP Imaginative and prescient Europe B.V. (“TP Imaginative and prescient”) and MMD-Displays & Shows Nederland B.V. (“MMD”), registered within the Netherlands, with their head places of work in Amsterdam. TP Imaginative and prescient and MMD are wholly owned subsidiaries of TPV Know-how Restricted (“TPV”), the world’s largest producer of screens and a number one supplier of show options.
PPDS solely markets and sells Philips-branded skilled shows, overlaying skilled TVs, signage and direct view LED options, worldwide underneath trademark license by Koninklijke Philips N.V.
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