Uber and PressReader redefine the transportation experience at the Cannes Film Festival

May 25, 2015

Article by: PressReader

Cannes France – (May 13 2015) – Riding with Uber just got better thanks to a new partnership with PressReader. Anyone using Uber during the Cannes Film Festival from May 13 to 24 will receive complimentary digital access to thousands of newspapers and magazines from around the world. Whether passengers want to catch up on news from home with their morning paper or enjoy their favorite fashion or sports magazine PressReader has something for everyone.

Riders can access more than 3 600 newspapers and magazines from PressReader on any smartphone tablet or laptop. They can choose from popular titles like The Guardian Los Angeles Times Vogue France The Washington Post GQ and Le Film Français the popular industry magazine updated daily during the film festival. Finally they can download their favorite titles for later reading.

The partnership between PressReader and Uber will launch at the high-profile Cannes Film Festival to a truly international audience of filmmakers stars and industry professionals.

“Our new partnership with Uber is yet another example of the many exciting initiatives we’re launching here at PressReader ” said Igor Smirnoff chief commercial officer at PressReader. “PressReader is already a part of your travel experience when you fly stay at a hotel or go on a cruise. With Uber we’re proud to bring an exciting new amenity to the ground transportation industry.”

Access instructions are available in Uber cars located in Cannes for the duration of the festival.

About Uber
Uber is a technology company that connects riders – users of the app – to drivers who use the platform in real time. The Uber platform is currently providing transportation alternatives in over 300 cities across 57 countries worldwide helping evolve the way people move across their cities. Find out more about Uber at http://www.uber.com.

About PressReader
PressReader is an all-you-can-read digital media platform that reaches more than 250 million readers who use PressReader to read share and talk about news. Full issues of 3 600+ global magazines and newspapers can be read online in print or downloaded via the app. PressReader HotSpots offer sponsored access to the platform at thousands of libraries hotels corporate offices airport lounges airlines cruise lines and cafes worldwide. PressReader also partners with more than 4 500 publishers in over 100 countries to help them monetize and distribute their content and the multi-channel digital platforms to grow their global reach and readership. For more information visit pressreader.com or about.pressreader.com and follow us on Twitter Facebook LinkedIn and Google+.

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