Studios’ Premium Content Grow M-GO’s Media Library of the Most Sought Out Entertainment to Watch at Home or On the Go
LOS ANGELES, Oct. 2, 2012 /– The Grill Conference — M-GO, the new service that makes consumers’ entertainment happen by getting them the freshest and broadest content on the devices they choose, today announced content licensing agreements with two leading studios, DreamWorks Animation SKG, Inc. (Nasdaq: DWA) and Relativity Media. M-GO will provide consumers with immediate access to premium animated film franchises such as DreamWorks’ Shrek, Madagascar, Kung Fu Panda and How to Train Your Dragon, as well as Relativity’s live action releases The Raven, Mirror Mirror and Act of Valor. Consumers will be able to easily rent or purchase digital entertainment new releases and catalog films on any device or platform.
These deals join M-GO’s previously sealed content licensing agreements with leading studios including NBCUniversal, Paramount Pictures, Sony Pictures Home Entertainment, Twentieth Century Fox and Warner Bros. Digital Distribution to enable consumers to rent or purchase home entertainment day and date new release films, catch up television and back catalog film and TV shows — with more content agreements to be announced as the company nears its commercial launch in Q4 of this year.
“M-GO’s unique offering has allowed us to secure ‘wins’ with leading companies in both the technology and entertainment industries,” said John Batter, Chief Executive Officer of M-GO. “M-GO brings value to the marketplace by providing high-quality film and TV content to consumers on the devices they are already using.”
“Relativity is always looking to expand our presence in the digital space and we are pleased to have forged a new partnership in the transactional business with M-GO,” said David Spiegelman, President, Domestic Television & Digital Distribution at Relativity Media.
“As a new service that gives consumers a seamless way to locate and view their favorite movies, TV shows, and other digital media anywhere and on any device, M-GO is unparalleled,” said DreamWorks Animation Chief Operating Officer Ann Daly. “We look forward to making DreamWorks Animation’s premium content available on their platform for more consumers to access.”
The M-GO service, which launches in Q4 this year, will be available on all major platforms and function on a full spectrum of operating systems ranging from Android to iOS to Windows. M-GO will be pre-loaded on Samsung’s 2012 Smart TVs, Blu-ray players and Wi-Fi tablets, VIZIO’s 2012 Smart TVs, Blu-ray players, Wi-Fi tablets and digital media players, and Intel® Ultrabook™ devices through the Intel AppUp® center.