Hotel TV systems or simply called Hotel TV is a complete platform to provide multiple local or international live TV channels or video on demand (VOD) for hotel rooms or other hospitality such as hospital, service condominium, landed residential area, senior care, and nursing home. This TV service is usually free, but there are also fee-based services depending on the hotel's offering. Just like at home, one can use a remote control to change channel or for more advanced Hotel IPTV system, hotel guest can experience the interactive services where he or she can navigate and view hotel info, local attractions, video games, internet applications or event order room service from the TV using just a remote control.
By having a customized TV Systems it helps transform the hotel environment into a friendly and welcoming space. The latest technologies allow integration between the Hotel TV system with the Hotel PMS (property management system) which shows welcome messages, special anniversary greetings, room bill information and more to the TV screen. Combined with great images these features add a high impact to the look and feel of the room and create strong engagement.
TV Channel Sources
- Satellite television - Commonly a hotel television system distributing satellite television signal is known as a Satellite Master Antenna TV (SMATV) system.
- Digital Terrestrial TV (DVB-T2)
- IP Sources
Infrastructure for Signal Distribution
- Coax Cable
- Ethernet LAN Cable
Coax-IP technology has emerged recently which enables some to take advantage of IP-based signal transmission over coax cables.