Telecommunications with High-Speed Internet Business
HALIFAX and DUNCAN, SC, June 17 /CNW/ - SolutionInc Limited (TSX-VEN:STL), a
global leader in Internet management solutions, and AFLTelecommunications, a
leading telecommunications product and services supplier, announced today that
Davidson Hotel Company, owner and operator of 33 hotels in the continental US,
plans to install SolutionInc's high speed Internet system in several
properties. Davidson's Crowne Plaza Hotel - Greenspoint in Houston, Texas,
recently replaced its Internet system with SolutionInc's award winning
SolutionIP(TM) Internet system.
Acquired by Davidson Hotel Company in 2007, the Crowne Plaza Houston North
Greenspoint is in the final stages of a $12 million renovation which includes
extensive technology upgrades throughout the property. Ron Hardin - IT Director
for Davidson Hotel Company comments, "We are extremely pleased to be working
with AFL Telecommunications and SolutionInc to provide our hotel guests a
reliable, stable and easy to access high speed internet service. AFL's team
simplified the process of managing and implementing an extensive upgrade."
The Crowne Plaza Houston North - Greenspoint is ideally located near Houston's
corporate headquarter corridor and a host of recreation and shopping options.
The 334 room property meets the needs of both leisure and business travelers
with extensive on-site amenities and more than 17,000 square feet of meeting
SolutionIP(TM) is the Internet connectivity and billing management platform for
the entire facility, including property-wide wireless services and wired access
in the conference facilities and approximately one third of the guest rooms.
"The SolutionIP(TM) software not only enhances the internet experience
throughout the property, but also supports the ability for property management
to provide custom HSIA solutions," said Clark Squires, Senior Vice President
Sales and Partnerships of SolutionInc. "We are very pleased to be working
closely with AFL and Davidson Hotel Company to provide our service to their
quality hotel brands."
In addition to the installation of SolutionIP(TM) as the HSIA connectivity and
billing platform, AFL Telecommunications was also responsible for delivering
other technology upgrades including a property wide mesh wireless solution,
wired network upgrades and installation of a bandwidth shaping and traffic
management solution. "AFL's goal is to help leading hospitality companies like
Davidson Hotel Group simplify their approach to property technology by
providing a single-source solution. The Houston project is a showcase for how
AFL's team is able to support the entire process - everything from site survey
to implementation and training of the hotel staff on their new system," stated
Kent Brown, Director - Access Solutions, AFL Telecommunications.
AFL Telecommunications is an established market leader in providing fiber-optic
based telecommunications products and complete engineering, furnishing and
installation (EF&I) services to telecom and enterprise segments. AFL was
responsible for integrating, installing and deploying SolutionInc's
In addition to the Crowne Plaza Houston Greenspoint, AFL is supporting
technology upgrades at other Davidson Hotel Company properties, including
integration of SolutionInc's SolutionIP(TM) system, at the conference and
meeting spaces at the Hyatt Regency & Spa located on Goat Island, Newport Rhode
About SolutionInc Limited
SolutionInc Limited offers a robust IP provisioning and management engine that
makes it easy for hotels and broadband service providers to deploy secure
Internet access and Wi-Fi hotspots. The IP management system includes award-winning Internet provisioning, authentication, and billing software,
SolutionIP(TM). SolutionInc offers solutions for the hospitality, convention
center, property management, health care and broadband industries.
SolutionInc is a trademark and a wholly owned subsidiary of SolutionInc
Technologies Limited (TSX-VEN:STL). All other trademarks are the property of
their respective holders. www.solutioninc.com
About AFL Telecommunications
AFL Telecommunications, a division of Fujikura Ltd., is an industry leader in
providing fiber optic products, engineering expertise and integrated services
to the telecommunications industry. AFL manufactures engineers and installs the
fiber optic products and equipment that communications providers need to
provide high-speed voice, video, and data services to their customers. AFL's
extensive experience in both design and application crosses all markets, from
Telco, Broadband and Wireless, to Electric Utility, OEM and Private Networks.
Visit us at www.afltele.com.
About Davidson Hotel Company
Headquartered in Memphis, Tenn., Davidson Hotel Company is an award-winning,
full-service hotel owner and third-party management company that provides
management, development/renovation, acquisition, consulting and accounting
expertise for the hospitality industry. The company currently owns and/or
manages 33 upscale, independent and branded hotels with more than 9,200rooms
across the United States, including such affiliations as Westin, Sheraton,
Hyatt, Hilton, Hilton Garden Inn, Embassy Suites, Doubletree, Marriott,
Renaissance, Crowne Plaza and Holiday Inn. Additional information on Davidson
may be found at the company's Web site, www.davidsonhotels.com.
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For further information: Natalie Doyle Oldfield, VP Marketing, SolutionInc
Limited, (902) 422-1647, firstname.lastname@example.org; Kent Brown, Director -
Access Solutions, AFL Telecommunications, (864) 433-8072,
email@example.com; Cyndi Norwood, Davidson Hotel Company, (901) 821-4155,
CO: AFL Telecommunications
ST: South Carolina
NI: SOF INTERNET ENT
-0- Jun/17/2008 12:00 GMT
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