Profile: NTN Buzztime Inc (NTN)
24 Apr 2015
NTN Buzztime, Inc., incorporated on April 13, 1984, provides an entertainment and marketing services platform for hospitality venues that offer games, events, and entertainment experiences to their consumers. The Company’s entertainment system allows multiple players to interact at the venue and also enables competition between different venues, referred to as massively multiplayer gaming. It generates revenue by charging subscription fees for its service to its network subscribers, leasing equipment (including tablets used in its BEOND line and the cases and charging trays for such tablets) to certain network subscribers, hosting live trivia events, and from selling advertising aired on in-venue screens and as part of customized games. The Company owns Buzztime, Playmaker, Mobile Playmaker, BEOND Powered by Buzztime and Play Along.
Approximately 3,200 venues in the United States and Canada subscribe to the Company’s interactive entertainment network, where it estimates it is available on approximately 10,000 to 15,000 screens daily. It also has over four million player registrations, and over 50 million of its games are played each year. Additionally, the Company’s mobile application has been installed on over one million consumer mobile devices. Approximately 42% of its network subscriber venues are related to national and regional restaurants and include Buffalo Wild Wings, Old Chicago, Beef O’Brady’s, Black Angus, Boston Pizza, Buffalo Wings & Rings, Houlihan’s, Native New Yorker and Hooters.
The Company competes with Touchtunes Interactive Networks, The Answer Is . . . Productions Inc., E la Carte, Inc., Ziosk, AMI Rowe, and Livewire/Incredible Technologies, Inc.
NTN Buzztime Inc
2231 Rutherford Rd
CARLSBAD CA 92008-8811