Red Roof Inn Selects On Command for In-Room Entertainment

On Command Video Corporation and Accor North America announced today an exclusive
seven-year agreement with Red Roof Inn. On Command will be adding more
than 39,000 hotel rooms to its portfolio with the signing of the Red Roof
Inn properties.

Under the terms of the agreement, the hotel chain will market and sell On
Command’s video-on-demand and pay-per-view services in all 250
corporately- managed properties. Additionally, Accor will make On Command
the brand standard for all franchised hotels, currently totaling 100
locations. Red Roof Inn properties will be upgraded to On Command’s
digital video-on-demand system and Canvas(TM) software, which enables
properties to receive broader in-room entertainment services including: On
Command’s free-to-guest programming, video-on-demand content,
pay-per-view services, Internet TV, iGames and digital music on-demand.

“Partnering with industry leader On Command is a perfect example of how we
are reinventing Red Roof Inn to provide more value to business
travelers,”  said Joe Wheeling, executive vice president and chief
operating officer for Red Roof Inn. “Adding On Command’s systems,
software and programming will upgrade the in-room entertainment viewing
options available to our hotel guests. This step in improving amenities
will place our hotels on a level playing field with larger hotels and set
them apart from our segment competitors.”

“On Command is thrilled about our new partnership with Accor’s Red Roof
Inn properties, which expands on our long-term, exclusive relationship
with their domestic Sofitel and Novotel properties,” said Chris Sophinos,
president and chief executive officer for On Command. “This new agreement
demonstrates our commitment to develop and deliver new systems and
services that provide the best in-room entertainment available to all
hotel segments. On Command’s satellite-delivered content will open a whole
new world of entertainment choices for Red Roof Inn properties and their
guests.”
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