DIRECTV Upgrades Hotel Entertainment Experience for Guests
With the DIRECTV Residential Experience Guests Check In and Check It Out!
EL SEGUNDO, Calif. — DIRECTV, one of the world’s leading providers of digital television entertainment, is also the leader in entertainment solutions for hotels. The latest technology update to DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE) and the introduction of COM2000, DIRECTV’s next- generation HD, head-end video solution, are just some of the reasons why more and more hotels partner with DIRECTV.
DIRECTV’s full suite of free-to-guest solutions transforms any property, reduces servicing costs and provides the ultimate hotel entertainment experience for your guests. All while offering two distinct energy efficient HD video solutions for any size property anywhere in the country.
“DIRECTV’s Residential Experience for Hotels is better than ever. Our latest technology delivers the ultimate entertainment experience to business travelers and hotel guests around the country and is now available to all hotels over all wiring schemes,” said Doug Eichler, vice president, Commercial Sales, DIRECTV. “DRE has helped hotels to develop loyalty among guests and continues to help increase revenue for their properties with a true ‘home away from home’ experience while they travel.”
The DIRECTV Residential Experience’s groundbreaking, advanced hospitality technology is now available to all hotels over all wiring schemes (home-run or loop-thru/daisy chain).
Properties utilizing the DIRECTV DRE will benefit from access to hundreds of HD channels and exclusive sports programming, like NFL SUNDAY TICKET, a user- friendly interactive program guide and hotel PMS integration. In addition, DIRECTV’s advanced technology solution lays the foundation for a more robust, interactive guest experience without additional hardware requirements.
Some of those features include:
- Fully customizable Hotel Welcome Page
- Interactive apps including Guest Messaging, Amenity Reservations and Express Checkout
- Seamless OTT content integration without taxing the hotel’s Wi-Fi network
The Future of HD Television for Hotels
This Summer DIRECTV is introducing COM2000, DIRECTV’s next generation HD, head end video solution. DIRECTV set the industry standard for equipment features and product reliability with its groundbreaking Com1000 Pro:Idiom HD Headend and is setting the bar even higher with the NEW COM2000.
This second generation commercial head end product leverages the reliable and proven COM1000 platform, which has been the market leader since 2009.
Key features for COM2000 include:
- Energy Efficient: Requires less than 225 watts of power consumption.
- 50% Cost Reduction from Previous Model: Scalable, small modular design reduces overall cost per channel by up to 50% for twice the HD channels over existing solution.
- Reliable and Adaptable: Highest density head end system that can service any size property or infrastructure.
- User Friendly: Configurable on-screen, scrolling program guide.
DIRECTV partners with hotels that want to offer the best in HD entertainment, stand out from the rest and have their guests keep coming back.