Roomlinx Provides Update on Service Deployment
Over 20,000 Hyatt Rooms in Service to Date
DENVER, CO--(Marketwire - January 17, 2013) - Roomlinx, Inc. (OTCQB: RMLX), the innovative developer of media networks and interactive TV applications for hotels, today provided an update on the status of its deployment efforts with Hyatt Hotels.
As of January 11, 2013, Roomlinx had over 20,000 rooms in service under its Master Service Agreement with Hyatt Hotels to deploy services to up to 60,000 rooms. Roomlinx installations to date have focused on key markets including Orlando, Atlanta, New York, Chicago, Dallas, Houston, Los Angeles, San Francisco and Maui. In addition to rooms in service, 22,000 rooms were under contract. Roomlinx now has quotes approved for 53% of the Hyatt Hotel rooms, and site surveys have been completed for 97% of the rooms.
"We are providing service to more than 20,000 Hyatt Hotel rooms, up from 8,300 rooms at the end of the third quarter of 2012," said Mike Wasik, Roomlinx's CEO. "We are building a team and processes that will position us well to support Hyatt and other major hotel brands beyond Hyatt." Wasik also stated, "We have successfully sold our SmartEvent app to select meeting planners at various properties driving additional revenue for both Hyatt and Roomlinx."
Headquartered in Broomfield, Colorado, Roomlinx, Inc. develops interactive TV applications for the hospitality industry, serving hoteliers in the United States, Canada and selected global markets. The company delivers world-class in-room entertainment technology, allowing hotel guests to enjoy the best of HD TV, the Internet, PC functionality and Video on Demand. For more information, visit www.roomlinx.com.
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