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iBAHN partners with JW Marriott Cairo to provide IPTV and secure high-speed internet services

(PresseBox) (Bad Homburg, ) iBAHN, the worldwide leader in digital entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries, today announces that it is to complete an IPTV and High Speed Internet Access (HSIA) installation at the JW Marriott Cairo in Egypt.

The hotel will be equipped with iBAHN's state-of-the-art IPTV solution and HSIA over fibre-optic networks allowing guests in the 436 rooms & suites and public areas to access the internet securely, with a high quality of service and technical support in local languages. iBAHN's ETVi delivers digital services that combine "home-from-home" digital TV entertainment with superb HD picture quality vastly superior to analogue systems, and secure high-speed internet services.

Using ETVi, the JW Marriott Hotel Cairo will now fully integrate guest services with entertainment packages, offering multiple revenue streams along with guest satisfaction through the system's ease of use combined with greater choice of high-quality entertainment.

Furthermore, iBAHN has also installed Self Service Conference Solution Services that cater for the hotel's events and hospitality requirements, Business Center and Lobby PC Services, Laptop Connect Service to meet the internet demands of every guest.

JW Marriott Cairo is an award-winning property nestled in the tranquil district of Heliopolis, just seven minutes away from Cairo's International Airport and close to key attractions. It is Cairo's only corporate resort offering an exclusive blend of luxury relaxation and personalised service. JW Marriott offers stress-free business events and a wide range of leisure activities, including 12 restaurants, bars and lounges, A 27-hole championship golf course, themed water park, and state-of-the-art health centre and spa.

Mr Magdy Naguib, General Manager, JW Marriott Cairo, comments: "Our guests expect to receive the finest services from the JW Marriott brand and we need to make sure we meet their expectations throughout their stay. iBAHN has a long history of working in partnership with Marriott and not only provides the high-quality product and delivery that our guests expect, it also offers a dependable support network and regional expertise that we trust."

Graeme Powell, Managing Director EMEA, iBAHN, comments: "Egypt and North Africa is a fast growing area for iBAHN. We have a fully integrated company office on the ground in Egypt meaning we can provide local support, whilst still being in line with iBAHN's established practises. We've also worked hard to establish a personal presence in the region by working closely with our hotel partners to understand their needs at a regional level."

About JW Marriott

JW Marriott is part of Marriott International's luxury portfolio and consists of beautiful properties in gateway cities and distinctive resort locations around the world. These elegant hotels cater to today's sophisticated, self-assured travelers, offering them the quiet luxury they seek in a warmly authentic, relaxed atmosphere lacking in pretense. JW Marriott properties artfully provide highly crafted, anticipatory experiences that are reflective of their locale so that their guests have the time to focus on what is most important to them. Currently, there 45 JW Marriott hotels in 19 countries; by 2013 the portfolio will encompass 73 properties in 28 countries.


The company is the only global provider of digital information/entertainment and Internet solutions for the hospitality and meeting industries. Monthly, more than 1.8 million travelers and meeting attendees rely on iBAHN to increase productivity with secure high-speed Internet access options in nearly 3,000 hotels, conference centres and meeting spaces in 41 countries worldwide. iBAHN's digital entertainment and information services feature leading programming in the Americas, Europe, Asia, Australia and India. Operating one of the largest MPLS networks in the industry, the company provides technology solutions to more than 50,000 events annually, ranging from small group meetings to major industry conferences, while serving more than 40% of Fortune 100 corporations. For more information, please visit