Charter, Moviebeam team on hotel video

Dec. 4, 2018
Spectrum Enterprise, the business services arm of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR), announced a partnership with Moviebeam, a ...

Spectrum Enterprise, the business services arm of Charter Communications (NASDAQ:CHTR), announced a partnership with Moviebeam, a nationwide video systems integrator, to offer hotels a new in-room guest experience with programming packages from Spectrum Enterprise delivered on its fiber network.

The new offering combines Spectrum Enterprise Fiber Connect Plus TV, an HDTV video programming service with 200+ HD channels available, and the Moviebeam technology to deliver a customizable experience for hotel properties. The solution is intended to let hoteliers deliver custom content and provide concierge information to guests, including local attractions and services. They can also customize the user interface with their hotel logo, colors and property imagery.

"The Spectrum Enterprise partnership with Moviebeam is helping mid- to upper-end hotels and national hotel brands provide an excellent guest experience with interactive and customizable, in-room TV services," said Peter Agnvall, vice president, Enterprise TV, Spectrum Enterprise. "This partnership demonstrates our commitment to serve the hospitality industry, address their unique needs, and invest in in-room entertainment offerings, Internet and data network solutions, managed WiFi and voice services appropriate for the industry."

Using the remote control and in-room HDTV, hotel guests can access hotel services and entertainment choices, including on-demand content and pay movies. In addition, guests can cast from their personal devices using Chromecast and Airplay as well as enjoy audio and video content from streaming apps offered by Moviebeam without entering login credentials into the in-room HDTV. Guests can also order room service, request dry cleaning, check for flight status updates, request car valet and schedule spa appointments or tee times - or any service package that the hotel wants to offer.

"Moviebeam's in-room experience solutions and the programming packages delivered over an advanced fiber network from Spectrum Enterprise are a winning combination for hotel brands and resorts," said Ankur Sheth, CEO of Moviebeam, Valuable Technologies. "Together, we provide a complete suite of services that addresses the entire market today - from the very basic needs to the most advanced needs with customized features."

Hospitality clients can choose from four service package options from Moviebeam and six programming packages featuring sports, premium and international packages and music channels from Spectrum Enterprise, all available now in the Spectrum Enterprise national footprint.

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