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International Hotel/Motel
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 Comcast HospitalityONE To Feature An Expanded
Portfolio of High-Speed Internet and Video
Services at IH/M&RS
Booth # 3262
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IH/M&RS Update

November 9, 2004

Comcast HospitalityONE™ A la carte High-Speed Internet Solution, Comcast Workplace and an expanded HD Sports Programming Tier among the solutions featured at the show 

Comcast HospitalityONE VOD plans to also be previewed.

Background

Comcast HospitalityONE is a full service broadband platform that delivers a portfolio of high-speed Internet and video services to the hospitality industry. Whether a hotelier is looking for a wired or wireless high-speed Internet solution, traditional video, HD or VOD, Comcast HospitalityONE offers a flexible, one-stop package that makes decision making easier and the guest experience more satisfying.

Comcast HospitalityONE Portfolio

Listed below is an overview of the HospitalityONE solutions featured at IH/M&RS:

Comcast HospitalityONE High-Speed Internet

This portfolio of high-speed Internet services is delivered by ONE service provider and through ONE network, offering the fastest connection speeds in the industry. Comcast HospitalityONE high-speed Internet is now available in two options:

  • All-Inclusive where everything including transport, equipment, equipment and technology upgrades, maintenance, 24x7 Tier 0-2 help desk, and network monitoring is provided at one flat rate (per room per month) along with a three year service warranty.
  • A la carte equipment and/or maintenance, where both equipment costs and/or equipment maintenance costs can be carved out of the all-inclusive rate by the hotel. The hotel can pay for the equipment upfront, and/or can pay for equipment maintenance on a time and materials basis. All a la carte maintenance packages include a one year service warranty on all equipment.
Comcast Workplace

This 100% Pure Broadband solution delivers connectivity and important business functionality for your:

  • Hotel Backoffice
  • Registration desk
  • Restaurant office and Point of Sale
  • Bar office and Point of Sale
Comcast HospitalityONE VOD

Comcast HospitalityONE’s plans for VOD represent a robust and content-rich alternative to existing PPV and VOD solutions, including:

  • New, extensive & continually updated content tiers unique to Comcast
  • Specialty short run programming from HBO®, Showtime® and other most watched cable favorites (e.g. Discovery®, A&E®, History Channel®, E!®, etc.)
  • Traditional first run movies and adult programming
  • Easy user interface
Comcast will be conducting an online survey on industry VOD preferences in the booth and on www.comcastone.com throughout the show.

Comcast HospitalityONE HDTV/Sports Programming

Comcast HospitalityONE provides a comprehensive roster of the best HD news, weather, sports and entertainment, including HD local and regional sports. The current and future HD programming options include:

  • Fox News® Channel – the most watched news cable channel
  • The Weather Channel® – weather anywhere
  • Nickelodeon® – popular children’s programming
  • HBO® and Showtime,® Starz,® Cinemax® – first run and favorites
  • ESPN,® NBA® TV, NFL® TV – follow your favorite hometown, national or regional teams
  • CNBC,® MSNBC® and Bloomberg® covering the most up-to-date business, local, national and international news
  • Other HD programming
For more information, please visit the Comcast HospitalityONE booth #3262

About Comcast

Founded in 1963, Comcast Corporation today has more than 22 million subscribers and is one of the world's largest broadband services providers with 6 million subscribers. Given increasing market and customer demands for a consistent customer experience across both residential and commercial "touchpoints," Comcast HospitalityONE leverages Comcast's leading position in the hospitality market, with more than 650,000 rooms and more than 10,000 properties now served by its video product. With HospitalityONE, hotels can quickly and cost-effectively deliver the services their guests demand.

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Contact:

Donald A. Clark
Comcast Corporation
Vice President Business Sales and Service
Donald_a_clark@cable.comcast.com
www.comcastone.com


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