DIGICEL HOSTS EXCLUSIVE SHOWING OF ‘I AM BOLT’ FILM FOR FREE ON PLAY GO
30-day free trial for all new users to enjoy this airing on Thursday 16th February
Friday 10th February, 2017 – Castries, St. Lucia: Following the successful premiering of the ‘I AM BOLT’ film across the globe, Digicel has announced it will be airing the must-see film FREE on the Catch 2 channel via its Play Go app – allowing millions of Usain’s fans across the region to watch and be inspired by his journey.
Play Go - the only place for people in the region to watch the ‘I AM BOLT’ film - offers a 30-day free trial for all new users when they download the app. This means that, with a simple click, even more persons can tune in and enjoy the film on their preferred device when it airs on Thursday 16th February at 7:30pm/8:30pm EST.
Home of amazing and exclusive content, Play Go is for everyone – not just Digicel customers. It is available for download at the Google Play Store and iTunes Store for Android and iOS respectively, or at www.digicelplaygo.com for laptops, and can be accessed in Anguilla, Aruba, Barbados, Bermuda, Bonaire, British Virgin Islands, Cayman Islands, Curacao, Grenada, Guyana, Jamaica, Montserrat, St. Kitts, St. Vincent, Turks and Caicos Islands and in Trinidad and Tobago.
In addition, Digicel Play customers in Barbados, Jamaica and Trinidad & Tobago can watch the film via the Catch 2 channel on Digicel Play TV.
“In the world of entertainment, content is king – getting it in customers’ hands in as many ways as possible is importance to us,” said Peter Lloyd, Group Marketing Director at Digicel. “So we are very excited to be leveraging our mobile, online and entertainment platforms - along with our partnership with global brands like Usain Bolt - to deliver even more exclusive content and experiences to our customers and the viewing public in general across all our markets,” he added.
And in addition to the free airing of the film, subscribers will have exclusive access to a host of other content from the movie including clips and behind the scenes footage – which they can watch at home or on the go via the app.
Directed by Gabe and Ben Turner and produced by Fulwell 73 Productions, the I AM BOLT film chronicles the life and triumphs of the world’s fastest man, Usain Bolt – starting from the turn of the century with Usain in high school where his natural talents as an athlete were quickly spotted, to his training days with his incredible coach and sprint team to how he spends his downtime and relaxes with his inner circle of friends and family.
Digicel Group is a total communications and entertainment provider with operations in 33 markets in the Caribbean, Central America and Asia Pacific. After 15 years of operation, total investment to date stands at over US$5 billion worldwide. The company is renowned for delivering best value, best service and best network.
Digicel is the lead sponsor of Caribbean, Central American and Pacific sports teams, including the Special Olympics teams throughout these regions. Digicel sponsors the West Indies cricket team and is also the presenting partner of the Caribbean Premier League. In the Pacific, Digicel is the proud sponsor of grassroots NRL programs, women’s business initiatives and the Amicale soccer team in Vanuatu.
Digicel also runs a host of community-based initiatives across its markets and has set up Digicel Foundations in Haiti, Jamaica, Papua New Guinea and Trinidad and Tobago which focus on educational, cultural and social development programmes.
Visit www.digicelgroup.com for more information.