SPOKEN INK LAUNCHES
As our founding brand, Spoken Ink, we strike our first onboard entertainment deal with British Airways, supplying 30 audio short stories every month
SPOKEN INK GOES GLOBAL
Spoken Ink signs up major audio publishers and podcasters around the world in seven different languages; representing international brands such as Penguin Random House, The Financial Times, The Economist, Simon & Schuster, The Guardian, Bloomberg. We now supply over 3,000 audiobooks, podcasts, destination and language guides every year to all of the world’s tier one airlines
SPOKEN INK AT YOUR BEDSIDE
Spoken Ink strikes our first deal with Hospedia to provide entertainment platforms across three continents, Australia, United Kingdom and the U.S.A.
We win our first train line media deal, supplying First Great Western with audio for their back seat entertainment system
We enter a partnership with Icomera, the world’s leading supplying of onboard WiFi. Together we deliver the UK’s first onboard rail entertainment system to Northern Rail, enjoyed on passengers’ own personal devices. We partner with ScotRail the following year
In partnership with Icomera, Whoosh launch the world’s first browser-based, Hollywood-approved onboard entertainment system on London Midland
WHOOSH WINS BIG
Whoosh win Gold in the 2017 Customer Experience Awards. With the new browser-based solution, London Midland’s onboard entertainment usage hits 70% of WiFi users. London Midland’s NRPS scores soar, matching Virgin for the first time in their history
'LOVE ME TENDER'
Whoosh and Icomera trial and win the tender for onboard entertainment on FlixBus. Passengers rate the entertainment portal 4.1 out of 5.
This is followed by tenders for onboard entertainment on Grand Central and London South Eastern.
Whoosh and Icomera go live with onboard entertainment on National Holidays and Shearings.
Whoosh wins the contract to support Icomera on Volvo Prevost coaches in the USA.
Whoosh supports Icomera in their successful tender for Toronto’s WiFi and entertainment bid.
Advertising revenue allows four Whoosh partners to break even on their annual infotainment costs
WHOOSH GOES GLOBAL WITH 1 BILLION JOURNEYS
Whoosh and Icomera launch Bustle – a new product for the bus market.
Whoosh goes live on Autobus Maheux coaches in Canada, and Red Arrow coaches in the US.
Whoosh launches Dwell – a new entertainment product for airports.
Whoosh partner with Icomera to deliver onboard entertainment to trains and coaches in Australia.
Whoosh partner with Amazon on South Eastern to deliver Amazon Originals to UK train passengers for the first time.
Whoosh sign Rakuten Kobo as an international partner.
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