Wayport to Provide High-Speed Net in Felcor-Owned Hotels

Wayport has announced that it will provide high-speed Internet service in 11 hotels owned by FelCor Lodging Trust, the nation’s second-largest hotel real estate investment trust (REIT).“Wayport’s high-quality offering, experience and seamless turnkey solution were the deciding factors in choosing a high-speed Internet access provider for these properties,” said Thomas J. Corcoran Jr., President and CEO of FelCor. “Wayport offers unparalleled experience in the industry as well as ongoing sales and marketing support, which helps drive incremental business travel and meeting revenue to our properties.”

Wayport will provide access through a combination of Wi-Fi (802.11b) wireless and wired service in guestrooms, meeting facilities and common areas in hotels of brands such as Doubletree®, Sheraton®  and Hampton Inn®:

“These FelCor properties are great locations for business travelers and add value to Wayport’s ever-growing nationwide network,” said Steve Fulford, vice president of strategic business development for Wayport. “Wayport’s comprehensive solution will give these hotels and their guests the complete high-speed Internet access service that has become a must-have for today’s traveler.”


Guests at these FelCor-owned properties will benefit from Wayport’s high-speed Internet access, which will allow them to stay connected and productive while traveling, with reliable high-speed access to corporate and Web-based email, the Internet and their corporate networks.

 

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