News | September 26, 2007

NxTV Selected By Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago For Next Generation HD IP Video On Demand Entertainment Services

Los Angeles, CA - NxTV, Inc., the first and largest provider of Internet Protocol Video on Demand (IPVOD), IPTV and interactive digital IP-based in-room entertainment and technology solutions in the hospitality industry, today announced it was selected to supply a wide range of in-room entertainment services featuring high-definition IPVOD, for the new Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago. The property is scheduled to open in December 2007.

"NxTV was selected for Trump International Hotel & Tower Chicago because they are the largest and most experienced provider of IP guest entertainment systems to the hospitality industry worldwide," said Jerry Chang, Director of IT for Trump International Hotels Management. "Delivery of entertainment via a converged IP network is the future of guestroom technology and our research has shown that NxTV provides the clearest picture and widest range of content," Chang added. NxTV is providing digital high definition IP VOD services for all 339 hotel rooms in the mixed-use development that includes hotel suites and residences.

Russell P. Reeder, President and COO of NxTV, said, "Guests who stay at any Trump luxury hotel property expect the very best, and NxTV's extensive suite of ultra-crisp HD IPVOD entertainment and other personalized video services consistently exceed expectations." NxTV stores its content on the hospitality industry's highest capacity digital entertainment servers and delivers VOD movies to guest rooms via a hotel's converged IP network to best serve guest needs while maximizing revenue-building opportunities for its clients. NxTV's lineup features more than 250 movies on demand, the largest selection in the industry, including recent Hollywood blockbusters, episodes of popular television shows, family content and smaller box-office independent films.

The 92-story Trump International Hotel & Tower, designed and engineered by Skidmore Owings & Merrill, has a building area of 2.6 million gross square feet and is located on the site of the former Chicago Sun-Times building. The new $740 million complex features 486 ultra-luxury residential condominiums, from studios to three-bedrooms, as well as up-to-five-bedroom penthouses. In addition, the Trump International Hotel features 339 luxury hotel one- and two-bedroom suites.