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High-Quality Hotel TV Service Systems for Hospitality Businesses

Comprehensive IPTV, OTT, and connectivity solutions for a better hospitality service—schedule your free consultation today. Today’s hotels need technology solutions to set themselves apart from other hospitality providers. Technology upgrades include advanced guest-room entertainment and personalized messaging designed to improve guest satisfaction. World Cinema helps hotel owners and managers exceed guest expectations. Providing Quality TV for Hotels World Cinema’s portfolio includes two comprehensive in-house entertainment and connectivity products for hotel and guest service businesses. These

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World Cinema Inc. Enters Agreement to Acquire Hospitality WiFi LLC

The combination of World Cinema and Hospitality WiFi creates a converged services powerhouse serving approximately 7,000 properties representing over 900,000 rooms HOUSTON, June 27, 2022—World Cinema, Inc.(“WCI”), a leader in deploying and serving property technology for over forty years, today announced it has entered an agreement to acquire Ohio-based Hospitality WiFi LLC, a global leader in delivering Internet Protocol-based wired and wireless networking experiences to the hospitality industry. The combination creates the most customer-centric, well-rounded,

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The Growing Demand for Smart Home Technology in MDU Communities

Research by Parks Associates shows that 43% of U.S. MDU residents use smart home technology in their apartments. However, only 34% of MDU property owners currently offer smart home devices to residents. “Smart” devices can include everything from sensors and IoT to cloud-based services and remote computing and analytics. This increasing demand makes now the best time to invest in smart home technology for MDU communities. ImpruviX by WCI provides services including remote access control,

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Environmental Monitoring Improves Efficiency in Hotels

At World Cinema, our ImpruviX environmental monitoring solutions drive operational efficiency and reduce energy consumption. Our product uses artificial intelligence, smart room technologies, and machine learning to improve environmental monitoring. Furthermore, through PMS integration, our program works with existing systems to enhance the guest experience and ensure repeat stays. Environmental monitoring is defined as all the tools and techniques a business or property employs to reduce unnecessary energy, water, and fuel consumption and waste. The

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WCI is Proud to Introduce The Wall Street Hotel

The Wall Street Hotel offers travelers to New York a colorful and charming retreat. Located on lower Manhattan’s famed Wall Street and housed in the historic Tontine Building, the property is surrounded by the beating heart of the United States’ main financial sector. Today, this luxury boutique hotel features 180 guestrooms and suites, with 6,800 feet of meeting space and a 24-hour fitness center. Accommodations include comfortable and intimate kings and spacious and luxurious suites.

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4 Benefits of Managed Wi-Fi for MDU Community Owners

ImpruviX by World Cinema is the preferred circuit provider for apartment communities. WCI’s managed Wi-Fi solution simplifies and centralizes the property’s internet connectivity, improving convenience for residents and property managers alike. ImpruviX by World Cinema retrofits custom network cabling to support rental properties in operation today, implementing sustainable, future-proof digital infrastructure. Managed Wi-Fi by ImpruviX is a profitable investment for MDU communities and eases operations for the internal property management team. Why Now? Upgraded networks

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ImpruviX Low Voltage Cabling: Future-Proofing Your Property

World Cinema designs scalable, future-proof network infrastructure to support the increasing demand for high bandwidth with low latency. WCI brings advanced Low Voltage Cabling solutions to accommodate the need for fast, reliable internet. ImpruviX by World Cinema employs specialized project managers to carefully survey each site, assessing the existing cabling before recommending agnostic, third-party solutions for internet connectivity. Providing secure, reliable internet access is an essential amenity for guests and residents of multifamily communities, student

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Digital Signage for Senior Living Communities

World Cinema’s ImpruviX product division offers the ultimate digital signage communication solution for senior living communities. Digital signage is an essential technology to save time and financial resources. WCI’s Digital Signage solution in partnership with FWI is the all-inclusive solution to property-wide communication. Engage seniors and visitors alike with thoughtful, timely updates and wayfinding solutions. Property-Wide Communication ImpruviX Digital Signage is a great way for staff to communicate with senior living residents, regardless of their

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Top 6 Student Housing Technology Upgrades

Students have many options for places to live around campus. Student housing technology is essential to improve resident retention and separate your property from the competition. In addition to saving money, students need reliable, property-wide connectivity to perform schoolwork and other online activities like social networking and video streaming. Read more to learn about the top 6 student housing technology advancements residents want today. 1. Reliable Connectivity In addition to performing school-related activities like online

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stayAPT Selects World Cinema for Complete Connectivity

World Cinema Brings Complete Connectivity Solutions to stayAPT Suites Nationwide stayAPT Suites selects World Cinema (WCI) technology portfolio including surveillance, secure high-speed Wi-Fi and in-room entertainment. Powered by WCI’s connectivity solution, ImpruviX, stayAPT Suites provides advanced technology solutions like high-speed Wi-Fi to all guests. In addition, the partnership includes new and developing properties. Additionally, this partnership extends beyond traditional hotel in-room entertainment to include ImpruviX NetworX and Connectivity, Surveillance, Low Voltage and Managed Wi-Fi Services.

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Top 3 Amenities That Boost Efficiency for Student Housing

Student housing needs have changed drastically in the last few years as the student lifestyle has moved online. Young adults are now meeting one another online before interacting face-to-face, connecting through popular dating apps or social media sites like Tik Tok and Instagram. Student housing needs to adapt to the changing demands of today’s students. We’re highlighting the top three student housing connectivity solutions residents demand today. Mobile Devices – Improving Cellular Coverage First and

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Technology Solutions for Business Travelers

As business travel begins to pick back up, hotels need to ensure their technology solutions are up-to-date. According to a new survey conducted by Morning Consult, sentiment around business travel is shifting. Nearly 80 percent of business travelers and 64 percent of employed Americans agree that it is increasingly important to bring back business travel. Business travelers expect to arrive at the hotel and head straight to their rooms, without any unnecessary engagement or safety

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Improve Business Intelligence with Smart Room Tech

Smart buildings are increasing in importance as they save properties time, energy, and money. Business intelligence is the necessary elements of running a profitable business. Business intelligence is essential to obtaining customers and ultimately making a profit. Smart buildings contribute to business intelligence by optimizing energy and saving money. The Internet of Things (IoT) includes all smart components of a hotel, like automatic lighting and surveillance. Automation and remote management are key to improving business

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Remote Work Is Here to Stay. How to Offer Work-from-Hotel Tech for Business Travelers

Companies across the world are encouraging employees to work remotely and improve their work-life balance. Remote work allows professionals to live a hybrid lifestyle, traveling more and spending more time outside of their homes and offices. With remote work, employees can stay in a new area and broaden their horizons to experience new cities and cultures. ImpruviX by World Cinema empowers hotels to embrace this new traveler with reliable Wi-Fi and additional accommodations for remote

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Technology Upgrades for Today’s Guests

Creative technology upgrades attract today’s guests, especially the highly sought-after group: Influencers. Rising social media stars can be a key marketing tool for hotels, especially those in unique areas. ImpruviX keeps these hotel guests connected, allowing them to communicate with followers and brands invested in their accounts. To target social media influencers, hotels need to present an Instagram-worthy image, with aesthetically pleasing lobbies, rooms, and tempting amenities like rooftop patios or swim-up bars. Internet connectivity

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3 Multi-Family Industry Concerns and How to Solve Them

Multi-family properties are increasing in popularity amongst young and older people alike. Affordable housing, on-site parking, and accessible amenities are just some of the reasons why people are flocking to apartment complexes. With the influx of residents, multi-family properties need to ensure they are on top of common MDU concerns like those outlined below. Cellular Boosting and Surveillance On-site covered parking is a huge amenity for MDU residents. However, safety is a big concern in

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