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Virgin Trains launches Beam entertainment app

Virgin_Trains_BeamVirgin Trains has launched an on-board entertainment app for its UK customers, offering around 200 hours of free TV and film content, as well as magazines and games.

The Beam app lets customers stream free entertainment on-board Virgin trains, provided they have downloaded the service to their Apple or Android phone or tablet.

The content on the app includes films like The Wolf of Wall StreetBridesmaids and Theory of Everything and box sets and TV series such as House of CardsPoldark and Fortitude.

Virgin Trains developed the on-train entertainment service in partnership with GoMedia – a company that works with rail, coach and other transport companies to provide entertainment and information content.

Irdeto has been selected as security partner for delivering the OTT content.