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London, United Kingdom, 2008/08/19 - iBAHN, today announces that it has completed the installation of its digital in-room IPTV entertainment package, ETVi in the K West Hotel & Spa and The Royal Lancaster.
iBAHN, the worldwide leader in digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries, today announces that it has completed the installation of its digital in-room IPTV entertainment package, ETVi in the K West Hotel & Spa and The Royal Lancaster who are members of the same collection of hotels in London.
A total of 636 guest rooms, incorporating 416 at the Royal Lancaster and 220 at K-West, are now installed with iBAHN’s ETVi product. The package includes provision for digital video and an administration portal that allows staff to perform a variety of tasks online, such as; viewing real time and detailed revenue reporting, tailoring guest product bundling and making amendments to hotel services. Furthermore, the K West installation also utilises iBAHN’s HSIA (high-speed internet access) via the ETVi service in its guest rooms.
ETVi will drive multiple revenue streams for both hotels and significantly increase guest satisfaction. Guests will benefit from a true home-from-home experience, and enhanced picture and sound quality. Furthermore, with intuitive navigation and multi-language capability, guests will have a greater choice of high-quality entertainment.
Stephen Kyjak-Lane, General Manager at the Royal Lancaster, comments: “We selected iBAHN’s ETVi product over a short-list of four potential partners because it offered multiple new revenue streams, and a contemporary look and feel with comprehensive facilities at a competitive price point.”
Graeme Powell, Managing Director EMEA, iBAHN, adds: “iBAHN’s ETVi package is proving extremely popular with hotels all over the world. It offers new levels of flexibility to suit the unique requirements of individual hotels and guests alike, while providing previously unheard of ROI by leveraging the investment made on new HD TV sets and offering additional revenue opportunities through premium TV channels and related guest services.”
iBAHN is the only global provider of digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries. Monthly, more than 1.7 million travellers and meeting attendees rely on iBAHN to increase productivity with secure high-speed Internet access options in more than 2,200 hotels, conference centres and meeting spaces in 28 countries worldwide. iBAHN’s digital entertainment offering, ETVi, offers hotel guests leading digital video and entertainment services. Operating one of the largest MPLS networks in the industry, the company provides technology solutions to more than 50,000 events annually, ranging from small group meetings to major industry conferences, while serving more than a third of Fortune 100 corporations.