Tag: Toby Hoyte

TouchTunes: Designing with the ‘Wow’ factor

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Toby Hoyte believes the ‘race to the bottom’ has harmed the jukebox industry and what needs to be done to draw it back. The Angelina was launched in the UK in October - how would you describe the response from the market and has it exceeded your expectations? TH:I have been involved in the jukebox business for longer than I care...

TouchTunes highlight power of technology as Playdium enjoys market leading status

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The Playdium, regarded as the world’s smartest jukebox, accounted for more than 50 percent of new UK sales in the last 12 months, a feat that sales and marketing manager Toby Hoyte is attributing to a combination of technology and terms. Expanding on his argument, Hoyte told Coinslot: “Operators are looking for products that deliver enhanced cash box figures and...

TouchTunes celebrates 7 years with Teenage Cancer Trust

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TouchTunes, the world leader in digital jukebox technology, is celebrating another year of partnering with Teenage Cancer Trust. TouchTunes has been supplying music for over 40 jukeboxes in their units in hospitals and clinics throughout the UK since 2011.

Leisureplay conclude 100 Playdium order

Marc Bird and Toby Hoyte agree the 100 order Playdium deal Leisureplay
TouchTunes has confirmed the conclusion of a deal with Leisureplay which will see the specialist independent operator add a further 100 Playdium jukeboxes to its estate.   The deal, which was discussed at October’s ACOS and finalised last week, is the latest breakthrough order for what is widely regarded as being the industry’s smartest and most successful jukebox. Toby Hoyte, TouchTunes’ Sales...

Playdium receives top marks from ACOS visitors

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“A memorable edition full of energy and optimism for the future of the jukebox industry” is how Toby Hoyte, TouchTunes’ Sales and Marketing Manager, chose to describe last week’s ACOS, which marked the first anniversary of the launch of the Playdium to a UK audience of operators.   In the 12 months following the arrival of what commentators now refer to...

TouchTunes commitment is sweet music to jukebox operators

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“The World’s Smartest Jukebox” is proving to be a hit with operators, especially with manufacturer TouchTunes’ new business model.   “A new period of opportunity for jukebox operators” is how Toby Hoyte, sales and marketing manager, TouchTunes UK, has described the visionary new commercial model introduced for the Playdium online jukebox. The combination of music charges pegged at just 18 percent of...

Soundnet: Game changing Playdium is the industry’s smartest box

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The very first TouchTunes machine to be officially release in the UK continues to make waves across the county with both operators and consumers. TouchTunes is celebrating  ‘an enthusiastic and highly positive response’ to the launch of its Playdium  jukebox, which was unveiled to leading operators by TouchTunes CEO Charles Goldstuck, European managing director, Alan Newham, Simon Davis of Soundnet...

New business model makes ‘Playdium the box for every venue’

Coinslot Playdium Jukeboxes Soundnet
The new 15 percent business model introduced by TouchTunes in support of its Playdium smart jukebox, is being heralded as the perfect way to refresh estates and to maximise income in the traditionally slower months for in venue, pay to play music.   Toby Hoyte, head of marketing at Soundnet confirmed: “The 15 percent business model means that TouchTunes and jukebox...

Playdium’s sleek navigation helps drive income, states Amusement Leisure

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Amusement Leisure’s Paul Purcell highlights the importance of smart products like TouchTunes Playdium jukebox for the amusememt marketplace. One of the highlights of the consumer experience is the easy and intuitive way you navigate the screens and find the music you want to play, and this helps explains its popularity on site, according to Paul Purcell, principal of Warrington-based, Amusement...

Soundnet ‘on the ball’ this summer with Euro 2016 playlist

Following a summer of sun and football, Soundnet’s Toby Hoyte has revealed the top 10 tracks from the Euro 2016 playlist, as well as offering insight into regional jukebox preferences. How has the jukebox sector fared over the summer? I would say this summer has been ‘steady to good’ for jukebox income. Obviously the school holidays and periods of decent weather...