Nov. 15, 2010, 8:00 a.m. ESTTime Warner Cable Business Class Launches HD Video for Hospitality Service for New York City Hotels
--HD Video for Hospitality Enables High-Definition Video Service Upgrade without Purchase of Headend Equipment --Company Participates in 'International Hotel, Motel and Restaurant Show' November 15 and 16, Booth 2647
NEW YORK, Nov. 15, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX/ -- Hotels within the New York City area now have a more cost-effective way to deliver guests reliable, high-definition (HD) TV programming with the launch of HD Video for Hospitality from Time Warner Cable Business Class, the B2B arm of Time Warner Cable. HD Video for Hospitality is a dedicated video service that enables hotels to offer in-room HD Cable TV programming without having to purchase, install and maintain expensive headend equipment within the hotel.
HD Video for Hospitality offers a dedicated feed of 60 HD channels available over Time Warner Cable Business Class' reliable, high-speed, wholly-owned network and is geared towards larger-sized hotels with more than 100 rooms. Using encryption standards that are compatible with the industry's largest movie on-demand system providers, such as LodgeNet, HD Video for Hospitality connects directly with in-room HD TVs to offer guests the highest quality viewing experience. The service enables hotels to customize their solution, choosing from optional premium HD channels such as HBO and Showtime, an international HD channel package, MusicChoice with 40+ channels of music programming On Demand and New York favorites such as NY1, MSG, MSGPlus, SportsNetNY, WWOR-TV and the YES Network all in crystal-clear HD. HD Video for Hospitality also offers hotels the flexibility to insert their own local guest channels.
"Hotel managers are constantly looking for ways to operate more efficiently, while differentiating themselves in a highly competitive industry. Our HD Video for Hospitality package is a cost-effective solution offering high quality and extensive HD video programming, which enables hotels to offer their guests the finest television experience during their stay," said Ken Fitzpatrick, President, Business Class for Time Warner Cable's East Region.
Time Warner Cable Business Class customers who purchase other services (Phone, Internet, Ethernet or Mobile Internet) can reap further savings. For more information on HD Video for Hospitality, visit http://www.twcbc.com/nychospitality
or call 1-866-412-6050.
In addition, Time Warner Cable Business Class will present its comprehensive suite of hospitality solutions that help build better guest satisfaction at booth 2647 at the 95th annual International Hotel, Motel, & Restaurant Show (IHMRS) at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City which began on November 13th and runs through November 16. Regarded by many to be the largest hospitality event in the North America, the 2010 IHMRS is expected to attract over 30,000 attendees. For more information about the show, visit http://www.ihmrs.com