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Purple partners with and University Quarter Hull and Purple have teamed up to deliver a WiFi-based solution that allows students of UQH to access’s video streaming platform. Purple, who has been working alongside UQH since 2018, supplies UQH students with free and fast access to WiFi. The WiFi access journey now includes a branded collaboration with, which sees students who have logged onto the wifi with their university credentials to be greeted with their unique promotional offer from discover.fim in the form of an online splash page, which leads students to adedicated webpage to redeem the offer. has always supported students and offers the Craghopper’s student short film prize for £1,000 at its annual film festival – The Discover Film Awards. is very excited to extend its relationships further by offering students at the University of Hull the chance to enjoy the platform for an amazing discount: 1 month free + 70% off annual fee.

The platform combines an immense range of genres and languages which makes it inclusive for all audiences. From short movies, comedies, dramas, kids series, and incredible Oscar-winning performances, viewers can get the most out of this extensive library of entertainment.

Sarah Thomson, CEO & Co-founder of added, “We are delighted to be partnering with Purple and UQH to deliver the most entertaining short-form content to students, building on our mission to make quality shorts mainstream.”

Gavin Wheeldon, CEO of Purple, noted “Partnering with has given UQH an exciting opportunity to increase student satisfaction leveraging our WiFi platform. Free WiFi and exclusive access to relevant, exciting video content is something that an audience such as students will highly enjoy and we are pleased to enable this entertainment space for them. It is exciting to see the uptake of this combined solution and the long-term impact of this partnership.”

About is the world’s fastest-growing platform for quality, short movies, and more. The platform has amassed millions of users from more than 190 countries. Viewers can watch thousands of quality short movies featuring Hollywood stars and emerging talent across all genres and languages from feel-good comedies to drama, sci-fi, documentaries, and action. Cinema-quality short films are available to stream, Chromecast, or download straight to mobile or any internet-connected device. 

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Purple helps physical venues survive and thrive through optimizing safety, enhancing the visitor experience, and driving revenue. This is achieved through connecting multiple data sources – many of which are already present in a venue – such as WiFi, sensors, and Bluetooth, to our cloud-based platform. From here, businesses get a complete view of what is happening in their space, allowing them to make informed decisions and drive meaningful experiences through a number of built-in intelligent space solutions.

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