GigNet and World Cinema to Offer Hotel Guest Televisions through Best Buy
GigNet, a Digital Infrastructure Company with a 19,200 fiber-kilometer broadband network from Costa Mujeres to Cancun to Tulum, announced today it will offer commercial grade televisions for hotel guest entertainment through Best Buy Business as part of the WorldVue® Powered by GigNet product suite.
With an expansive collection of commercial and consumer-grade products and services, Best Buy Business offers customized solutions specifically designed for the hospitality industry to ensure hotel guests have access to in-room entertainment and programming equal to or better than what they experience at home. Hoteliers are also guaranteed rapid installation and service request response powered by the 400-technician strong team from World Cinema and GigNet – backed by Tech Services Mexico.
GigNet now offers Commercial Televisions through Best Buy, along with the WorldVue® Powered by GigNet product suite, which has WorldCastSM powered by WorldVue® as a casting solution for guests to connect their device to hotel WiFi and casting app content to the TV for viewing.
In addition to the latest and exclusive, commercial-grade TVs from the industry’s top manufacturers, Best Buy offers 24/7 support to assist hotels with any questions. The company offers a wide-range of installation and setup services, each done in a timely manner and with minimal disruption to a hotel’s business. Best Buy strives to provide a seamless, stress-free experience for hotels and their guests by managing all aspects of on-site installations.
GigNet has partnered with World Cinema, Inc., a leader of in-room entertainment in North America with more than 4,000 hotel customers, to provide “over-the-top (OTT)” streaming content and casting solutions to hotel properties in the Mexican Caribbean. The service, branded “WorldVue® Powered by GigNet,” allows hotels to customize their TV menu screen with the services and information for their guests, such as spa, restaurants, gym hours, maps and directions, and featured amenities. In addition, the OTT media enables guests to view live television programming on personal devices and stream their content over the Internet from the comfort of their guest room.