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June 28, 2013

iBAHN Deploys IPTV in Omni Nashville Hotel

By Raju Shanbhag, TMCnet Contributor

Internet protocol television (IPTV (News - Alert)) is everywhere. From corporate companies to private homes, IPTV is sweeping the entertainment arena with its state-of-the-art technology and new possibilities.

Taking these possibilities further, iBAHN has announced its selection by Omni Nashville Hotel in Nashville; according to the contract, iBAHN will be deploying IPTV services in the Omni Nashville Hotel.

iBAHN's IPTV solution will expand Omni Nashville Hotel’s channel offerings. Guests will have 44 high-definition channels on the in-room televisions and a 16-channel lineup in the fitness center. But they do not need to search for a remote to browse all these channels. They can simply download an app, available at the hotel, to their smartphones and control the TV from their smartphones.

This IPTV service also offers connected music services, which will allow guests to download music streams and other entertainment. Additionally, iBAHN's customizable platform enables the hotel to expand the Omni brand with the help of the television platform.

iBAHN provides a whole new dimension of IP-based guest entertainment and information, and enables the hotels to connect to their guests in a whole new way.

“iBAHN is thrilled to expand our partnership with the award-winning Omni Hotels & Resorts as they open a premier property in Nashville," said Roger Crellin, iBAHN president of the Americas. "The continued adoption of our industry-leading IPTV offerings in top-tier hotels throughout America demonstrates that they exceed guest expectations for in-room entertainment, and provide extended branding and increased revenue opportunities for our hotel customers.”

Recently, iBAHN launched its advanced cloud-based platform Mercury. According to the company, this product showcases its commitment to research and development (R&D) and underlines its status as an industry leader.

Edited by Melissa Warten

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