FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
June 17, 2008
Cox Business/Hospitality Network adds wireless Internet to Wynn Las Vegas and launches in-room HD video platform/wireless Internet at Encore
LAS VEGAS – Cox Business/Hospitality Network (CB/HN), a full-service, facilities-based provider of advanced voice, video and data solutions as well as a leading source of in-room video and data technology services to the hotelgaming industry, today announced the launch of its high-definition Video On Demand (VOD) platform in the new Encore at Wynn Las Vegas. CB/HN will also provide wired and wireless Internet connectivity to Encore guest rooms as well as to the convention and meeting rooms of the Encore and Wynn Las Vegas convention areas.
The hybrid IP/coax platform being installed at Encore at Wynn Las Vegas was designed by CB/HN and will deliver in-room VOD in both standard definition (SD) and high definition (HD). All 2,716 rooms at Wynn Las Vegas as well as the 2,034 rooms at Encore will receive free-to-guest programming in both SD and HD. Navigation menus will be rendered in HD.
David Blau, vice president and general manager of CB/HN, notes, “We’re very pleased about our continuing partnership with Wynn Resorts and the opportunity to provide both the existing Wynn property and the beautiful new Encore with our products and services.”
CB/HN will not only add wireless Internet connectivity to all existing Wynn Las Vegas guest rooms and the 200,000 square foot convention area, but it will add wired and wireless connectivity to the new Encore at Wynn Las Vegas and its 60,000 square feet of convention space.
Among others, CB/HN will provide a wide variety of HD and digital channels and on demand Hollywood blockbusters in HD.
About Cox Business/Hospitality Network Cox Business is a division of Atlanta-based Cox Communications, Inc., the nation’s third largest cable broadband communications company. A full-service, facilities-based provider of communications solutions, Cox Business excels at helping businesses of all sizes generate greater efficiencies. The company offers high-speed Internet services and dedicated data and video transport services for home offices, small, medium and large-sized businesses, school districts and hospitality, government and military properties in 28 markets across the nation. For more information, visit www.coxbusiness.com.
Hospitality Network, LLC, provides state-of-the-art video-on-demand, high-definition, digital cable and interactive television services as well as wired and wireless data solutions to more than 125,000 guest rooms in the world’s largest gaming hotels and resorts. Clients are located in Nevada, New Jersey, Mississippi and other areas of the U.S. Hospitality Network also features iGuestbookSM, a high-tech, in-room interactive guest resource. Visit www.coxhn.com.
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