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New Heathrow service for movie lovers

  • Published by Ozgur Tore

heathrow fastdownloadHeathrow’s Terminal 5 this summer has a special offer for travelers that want to watch recent Hollywood movie releases during their journeys. Passengers departing from Heathrow’s Terminal 5 can use EntertainMe kiosks to fast download recent Hollywood movies. But there is more.

Beside movies, passengers will be able to download magazines and newspapers in around a minute to enjoy at the airport and in-flight.

Two Heathrow EntertainMe kiosks offering a mixture of free and paid content will be located at gate level in each of Terminal 5’s satellites as part of the initial trial. Alongside local and international newspapers and magazines, recent movie blockbuster releases and classic titles will also be ready for quick download. Passengers can simply select their content on an interactive screen and pay via ApplePay or with their contactless credit or debit card. Once the passenger has downloaded their content, they will be able to enjoy it during their trip without having to access Wi-Fi or data services.

Heathrow’s EntertainMe kiosks have been developed by SITA and its partners, Orange Business Services and Adaptive Channel, to allow easy access to the latest entertainment. Today 90% of passengers are carrying a mobile phone or tablet and the 2016 Passenger IT Trends Survey reports that 46% of them are using their devices to access entertainment.

The Heathrow ‘EntertainMe’ kiosks include a range of the latest newspapers and magazines, movies, TV series and, of particular interest to many travelers, city guides, destination video tours and similar items. They will be regularly updated to include new movie releases and other key content as they become available.

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