The partnership will enable Goldseat to expand its reach to around 500 buses within the next 12 months
Goldseat, The first-of-its-kind licensed on-the-go offline entertainment travel services provider ties up with BNT Motors –the largest dealer for Volvo buses in the country. With its primary focus to provide offline entertainment to luxury bus travelers across India while travelling GoldSeat has introduced enhanced features for an overall service experience. With this tie up GoldSeat services will be available in the National Capital Region, Lucknow, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh and Haryana.
Speaking about the tie-up, Gaurav Kapahi, Co-Founder, GoldSeat said, “We are excited to partner with BNT Motors, a leader in Volvo bus servicing in India. I am sure that this partnership will definitely enhance the over-all travel experience for passengers. Currently, GoldSeat is functional in more than 200 buses which includes Uttar Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation and other private players across Lucknow, Ahmedabad, Delhi, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Punjab and Rajasthan. Basis the partnership, Goldseat will be able to expand its reach to around 500 buses within the next 12 months.”
Nishchal Ketarpal, Co-Founder, GoldSeat added, “Partnerships and tie-ups are key to scale businesses. This tie-up with will allow luxury bus buyers to integrate GoldSeat Offline Entertainment as bus hits the road. We are on our way to change travel experience by making the travel more entertaining and welcome BNT Motors on becoming part of this magical journey. The idea is to integrate our services at the root level when operators are buying new buses or getting the first service done, this partnership will ensure that the bus operators are provided with the best possible service by BNT and GoldSeat becomes a part of their service bouquet. ”.
With GoldSeat offline entertainment, passengers get free access to on-board multi-network Wi-Fi to stay connected for most part of their journey. The remarkable connectivity offers live feed of the bus through installed cameras and sensors, to the Bus Operators. This ensures passenger safety and avoids incidents such as staff misbehavior and theft.
Commenting on the tie-up with GoldSeat, Kartik Talwar, Managing Director, BNT Motors said, “BNT Motors is elated to facilitate GoldSeat in introducing next generation entertainment systems, free WiFi and live camera on Volvo buses in India. With this tie-up we would be redefining the luxury travel services for our end consumers.”
GoldSeat mobile app connects to a hardware device installed in the bus which acts as a local server for streaming licensed content available for the travelers. The mobile app which is just 3 MB in size can be downloaded from either Google Play or App store when the traveler boards the bus. Travelers can connect to GoldSeat WiFi to stream all content without any data charges, buffering or downloading.