FANDANGO MOVIE TICKETING TO BE FEATURED ON SAMSUNG'S INNOVATIVE NEW CONTENT
RECOMMENDATION SERVICE "HERE & NOW"
Fandango's Show Times, Ticketing, Movie Trailers and Original Movie Preview
Show "Weekend Ticket" to be integrated into Samsung's New GALAXY Note 3
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2013
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --Fandango, the nation's leading
moviegoer destination, announced today that it will provide movie show times,
ticketing, movie trailers and original movie preview show "Weekend Ticket" for
the new Samsung GALAXY devices.
Fandango's movie ticketing features will be integrated into the
soon-to-be-released Samsung GALAXY Note 3, as part of the "Here & Now"
service, offering users easy-to-access content based on contextual information
and location -- functionality that is highly valued by film fans on the go.
Users will also be able to view the latest movie trailers and Fandango's
original video series "Weekend Ticket," a weekly movie preview show hosted by
renowned movie expert Dave Karger to help select the movie that is right for
"Fandango is proud to support the launch of the new Samsung GALAXY Note 3
device, as we are committed to innovating across all the leading technology
platforms," said Paul Yanover, President of Fandango. "With the Samsung GALAXY
Note's 'Here & Now' service, moviegoers will be able to quickly find a movie
and buy tickets to a nearby theater through Fandango, enabling a fast and
frictionless moviegoing experience."
"We are pleased to work with Fandango to enhance and enrich the key features
of the Samsung GALAXY Note 3 'Here & Now' service," says TJ Kang, Senior Vice
President of Samsung Electronics Media Solution Center. "Fandango is
providing us with the most comprehensive movie information, services and
ticketing access available, making our new service even more appealing to our
Mobile continues to be a strong driver of traffic and ticket sales growth for
Fandango. The company just completed its best ticket-selling summer in
company history, with mobile representing 44% of overall sales, and mobile
tickets seeing a 75% year-over-year increase.
Fandango, the nation's leading moviegoer destination and an NBCUniversal
company, sells tickets to more than 22,000 screens nationwide. Fandango
entertains and informs consumers with reviews, commentary, celebrity
interviews and trailers, and offers the ability to quickly select a film, plan
where and when to see it, and conveniently buy tickets in advance. For many
theaters, fans can print their tickets at home or receive them as a paperless
Mobile Ticket on their smartphones. Fandango's top-ranking movie ticketing
apps, with 37 million downloads, are available on the iPhone and iPad,
Android, and many other platforms. Fandango is enjoyed by more than 30 million
online and mobile visitors each month, according to comScore. Film fans also
find Fandango on Facebook at www.facebook.com/fandango and on Twitter
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