Drobo and CONtv Partner to Bring Giveaways to Comic Con Fans

SANTA CLARA, CA–(Marketwired – January 07, 2016) – Drobo and CONtv announced today a partnership to give away Drobo 4 Bay devices to a few lucky fans. Drobo, the leader in safe, easy to use expandable data storage and CONtv, the world’s first Comic Con streaming service, will be running the promotion throughout the first three months of the New Year, giving away five (5) Drobo 4 Bay devices via the CONtv Live Comic Con events from around the country. The first of five giveaways will be during CONtv Live Presents Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans on January 9th, 2016. One lucky winner will be selected at random via social media from each of the five live stream events.

For rules on how to win, either tune into CONtv Live from New Orleans on Saturday, January 9th beginning at 10:45a ET here: http://on.contv.com/DroboGiveaway or log onto the Drobo social media accounts (Twitter: @Drobo, Instagram: @therealdrobo or Facebook.com/Drobo) for details after 2pm PT January 9th.

“We’re excited to support CONtv and five of their live stream Comic Con events during the first quarter of 2016,” said Drobo CEO, Mihir Shah. “CONtv is offering fans an unprecedented line-up of and live stream access to celebrities and fan-favorite programming, while incentivizing viewers to win one of Drobo’s award winning data storage products.”

Wizard World Comic Con New Orleans features top Comic Con celebrities and actors like Chris Evans, Jeremy Renner, Anthony Mackie plus Captain America, Ben McKenzie and Erin Richards from Gotham along with the one and only Bruce Campbell from the recent Starz series hit, “Ash vs. Evil Dead”.

“In 2016, CONtv is positioned to offer Comic Con fans in the U.S. a streaming experience unlike any other,” said Erick Opeka, EVP or Digital Networks, ” We will have over 30 live stream events from around the country, an archive of countless Comic Con celebrity interviews and expert panels, 1,000s of hours of curated fan favorite movies and TV shows, and real-world perks redeemable at select events and vendors on and off-line. We are honored to partner with Drobo to demonstrate to the fans just how committed we are to offer them the kind of streaming experience that have told us they want.”

Subsequent giveaways will be featured during the CONtv Live events from Wizard World Portland Comic Con, Pax South and others.

Giveaway winners will receive a 3rd generation Drobo 4 Bay, which features an updated architecture, making the device 3x faster than the previous generation. In addition, the newest Drobo 4 Bay also has a 4x faster rebuild time that maximizes data availability in the event of a disk drive failure. Battery backup also provides even more data protection in the case of a power outage.

CONtv is a multi-platform OTT service providing content to the Comic Con community. Launched in March of 2015, the network is a joint venture between Cinedigm and Wizard World.

CONtv provides exclusive access to select Wizard World Comic Cons and other fan events, along with celebrity panels, expert panels, classic films and television series. It is available on the web and across several connected devices, including Roku, Apple iOS, Android, and Samsung Smart TVs.

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