Boxman in Denmark!

Pressmeddelande   •   Okt 12, 2005 09:31 CEST

Embargoed until 6TH October 2005

Arts Alliance Media, the owner of the UK’s number one DVD rental company LOVEFiLM, and leading Scandinavian operator Boxman AB of Sweden, has further increased its European network with the acquisition of Digitarian A/S, Denmark’s largest online DVD rental company.

The acquisition was made through Boxman and emphasises the group’s commitment to the emerging Scandinavian market, where they will now be serving over 20,000 customers.

“Boxman chose Digitarian because of its strong management team and fast growth strategy”, says Boxman CEO Jonas Svensson.

“We are delighted to now be a part of the most dynamic, market leading group in Europe. We share the same goal with LOVEFiLM and Boxman of becoming the leader in on-demand entertainment, starting with online DVD rental”, says Digitarian CEO, Arican Wegter.

Mark Livingstone, CEO of LOVEFiLM said, “LOVEFiLM’s leading position in the UK has largely been down to organic growth, unlike our competitors. We know we provide the best service in the market, with 98% of our members recommending LOVEFiLM. It’s great to have Digitarian join us and demonstrates the groups’ ambitious growth plans involving the number one player in each market we enter.”

Arts Alliance Media is a unique digital film distribution company, striving to improve customer experience of film consumption both in home and the next generation theatre. It has already introduced over 250,000 people to DVD rental in the UK through market leader It also recently won the UK Film Council bid to install 240 digital cinema installations, the worlds first digital screen network.

Digitarian founded 2003
Range: 4,500 DVD titles

Joshua Mortensen
+45 25 36 32 62

Boxman founded 2003
Range: 6,500 DVD titles
Mattias Miksche
+46 70 348 9999

LOVEFiLM founded 2003
Range: 37,000 titles, now including games
Emily Field
Mischief PR: 020 7553 3333

Arts Alliance Media Limited