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10th April 2018

Ibiza: Covered! Sizzling hot publisher placements in the Balearics

DMD is delighted to announce a new and exciting partnership in Ibiza to offer our publishers access to its most exclusive resorts, luxury hotels and holiday hotspots. Over 3.2 million leisure travellers visit this beautiful Balearic island every year and over a quarter of them are Brits. That’s the same number as all its French, […]


13th March 2018

Meet the Team: who we are, where we are and what we like to do!

Whether you’re a publisher or a travel operator, in Europe, Asia or the Americas, there’s a mountain-biking-yoga-loving-home-cooking-rock-singing DMD human nearby who’d be very pleased to meet you!


DMD Phantom provides inflight entertainment to airlines & travel operators, manages content & production services, delivers superior value & innovation and co-owns IFE platform provider Bluebox Avionics.

Connect Group PLC

Our parent group operates four market-focused divisions, offering unrivalled expertise in News & Media, Books, Education & Care and Parcel Freight. Its businesses are recognised as among the best in their respective markets. At the heart of Connect Group's News & Media division are Smiths News and its specialist subsidiary DMD.


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