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Unique X and Cinépolis sign for MovieTransit managed content delivery in Mexico, with expansion across LATAM in 2024

Publish by Phil Morris

Dublin, Ireland – January 19, 2024 – Unique X, the world-leading cinema software and content delivery company are excited to announce the signing of Cinépolis, the world-leading entertainment company in México and Latin America, for the deployment of the MovieTransit network in Mexico. All 6,821 Cinépolis screens throughout Mexico will be connected.

This multi-year agreement marks the roll out of Unique X’s electronic network for fast, efficient & reliable delivery of feature film and trailer content to all Cinépolis locations across Mexico, increasing the number of connected sites to nearly 800 in the territory and 3,500 worldwide. Deployments will start in January and aim to be completed by spring 2024, forming the start of a phased expansion of MovieTransit and managed content delivery services across all Latin America.

The network will be backed by HDD operations and marketing materials fulfilment provided by Cinenet, Mexico’s premium postproduction and managed film fulfilment provider. Support for this managed service combines local expertise from Cinenet and second line technical support from MovieTransit’s global operations centre in the UK, to create a premium managed service catering to local distributors and major Hollywood studios alike.

Gabriel Morales, Cinépolis’s Global IT director, stated: “Today a new stage begins for Cinépolis, having concluded this alliance with the two market leading companies in the sector, such as Unique X and Cinenet. Now we will be able to transfer information to our cinemas more quickly and efficiently, saving valuable resources for the company. Innovations like this are part of Cinépolis’ DNA.

Unique X’s Chief Executive Officer Roger Harris said “Signing this agreement with Cinépolis is a landmark moment for MovieTransit and Unique X cementing its commitment to the Latin American film market with innovations in content delivery technology backed by the quality managed services from our trusted partner, Cinenet”.

“We are so excited to have completed this deal with Cinépolis. With our partner Unique X we can look to expand into electronic delivery and across the region complementing our range of dubbing postproduction services to distributors and major studio for their film releasing”, said Luis Castañeda, President of Cinenet.

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