GuestTek and Bulk TV Forge Relationship to Deliver Converged Solutions in Hotels
June 21, 2016 8:35pm
Calgary, Alberta & Raleigh, North Carolina – June 22, 2016 – Combining GuestTek’s OneView Managed Video Platform (MVP), a scalable platform, giving guests a true in-home entertainment experience with Bulk TV & Internet’s top-notch execution of delivering DIRECTV programming services brings hotels a truly world class guest room experience.
Complying with Marriott’s GRE (Guestroom Entertainment) services, MVP offers a feature-rich, cost-effective solution to hotels with Coax only, wired or wireless infrastructure. With an interactive program guide, guests are able to utilize functionality including future channel listings, programming descriptions, color coded general guide data and picture in picture capability. MVP also allows for customized user interfaces, customized feature sets and icon display order, specific to any property or brand.
“Bulk TV is an excellent partner in the US to help us meet the high demand for MVP deployments,” says Arnon Levy, President & CEO of GuestTek, “Bulk TV’s reputation for quality installations, through its experienced project manager teams, combined with its satellite certified support organization, will further enhance our offerings as one of Marriott’s approved GRE providers.”
Bulk TV has been DIRECTV’s Provider of the Year for the past eight years, and currently provides service to 400,000 guest rooms nationally. Servicing a wide range of hotel brands, Bulk TV offers professional and reliable leading edge technology solutions designed to meet the unique needs and demand of today’s hospitality guests.
“Teaming with GuestTek on its MVP platform provides Bulk TV with a further avenue to provide DIRECTV’s premium HD television services into the hotel market while complementing Marriott’s in-room strategy for entertainment,” says Bulk TV CEO Dave O’Connell. “The combined, synergistic strengths of the companies will allow more hotels to benefit from innovative guest room entertainment solutions combined with world class service.”
Both GuestTek and Bulk TV will be attending HITEC in New Orleans this week during the launch of this commercial relationship. Bulk TV & Internet is at HITEC in booth 1619, with GuestTek at booth 1309.
Bulk TV & Internet is a leading provider of DIRECTV services designed to meet the unique needs of the hospitality industry. Bulk TV & Internet provides service to 400,000 rooms nationwide including free-to-guest television programming and digital satellite TV systems. In addition to award-winning television services, Bulk TV also offers high-speed Internet access services and Mitel phone systems. For more information, please visit www.BulkTV.com. The company is headquartered in Raleigh, North Carolina.
GuestTek™ is a global leader in broadband technology and interactive solutions for the hospitality industry. Since 1996, GuestTek has partnered with hotels to maximize their property’s offerings–enhancing the brand experience, helping to generate more revenue and giving total confidence that they are delivering a world-class guest experience.
The Company's head offices are in Calgary, Alberta, and have major support facilities in Irvine, California, Guatemala City, Guatemala and Warsaw, Poland as well as Sales offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia Pacific. For more information about GuestTek™, go to http://www.guest-tek.com.
Contact: Jillian Moore
Don Moore Chief Operating Officer of GuestTek
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