City of Las Vegas and Phunware Team Up to Bring Local Highlights to Apple TV App
New Apple TV app includes variety of channels centered on the City of Las Vegas showcasing municipal activities and events
Austin, TX [March 19, 2018] – Today Phunware, an enterprise mobile software company whose mobile application lifecycle management platform helps brands engage, manage and monetize mobile users worldwide, announced the launch of Go Vegas, a new Apple TV app for the City of Las Vegas. The app hosts multiple channels showcasing many areas of the City of Las Vegas, from new businesses and events to local city council meetings.
Las Vegas attracts nearly 40 million tourists and hosts over 22,000 events each year. The Go Vegas Apple TV app showcases the local economy, attracts new businesses and keeps current residents up-to-date on municipal activities. Content in the app includes video vignettes and shows like the Daily Dose and Li’l Mayors that promote the city’s local happenings outside of tourist attractions. Residents can also tune in to a dedicated city government channel that streams resident-focused content such as city council meetings.
“Las Vegas is a world-class city undergoing a game-changing digital transformation,” said Alan S. Knitowski, CEO and co-founder of Phunware. “We’re proud to be part of the select list of industry-leading partners the city is bringing on to support its journey. The City of Las Vegas Apple TV app provides a one-of-a-kind experience for residents, businesses and tourists. We’re excited to work with the city’s team to bring users this next-gen TV experience.”
“Phunware is helping to further the city of Las Vegas’ digital transformation efforts,” said Michael Sherwood, CIO of City of Las Vegas. “By joining new channels and platforms like Apple TV, we will be able to better engage and collaborate with our constituents—tourists, residents or business partners—and introduce a whole new audience to what the city has to offer.”
The Go Vegas Apple TV app is available to download in the App Store for any tvOS-enabled device.
Phunware is the pioneer of Multiscreen as a Service (MaaS), a fully integrated suite of platform products, solutions and data that allows brands to engage, manage and monetize their anytime, anywhere mobile application users worldwide. Phunware helps the world’s most respected brands create category-defining mobile experiences, with more than one billion active devices touching its platform each month. On February 28, 2018, Phunware also announced its intent to go public through a merger with Stellar Acquisition III, Inc (Nasdaq: STLR), a publicly-traded blank check company, and to launch a cryptonetworking Token Generation Event (TGE). For more information about how Phunware is transforming the way consumers and brands interact with mobile in the virtual and physical worlds, visit www.phunware.com and follow @phunware on all social media platforms.