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On Command Wins the New York Palace Hotel

On Command Video Corporation,
a leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment for the hotel
industry and its guests, and the New York Palace Hotel announced today the
signing of a five-year agreement whereby On Command will be the exclusive
provider of in-room entertainment for 896 hotel rooms. Under this agreement, On Command will upgrade the New York Palace Hotel
guest rooms with On Command’s video-on-demand digital in-room
entertainment system, which includes On Command’s Roommate(TM) platform
and CANVAS(TM) software. In addition, On Command and its wholly-owned
subsidiary, Hotelevision, Inc. will partner to provide free-to-guest

On Command’s proprietary Roommate(TM) platform and CANVAS(TM) software and
menu system bring a number of key benefits to the in-room entertainment
system. “The menu allows hotel guests easy access to hundreds of viewing
options directly on the menu screen,” said Tad Walden, senior vice
president of marketing and programming for On Command. “We are continually
striving to provide better in-room entertainment to enhance the hotel
guest’s entertainment experience while increasing revenue for hotels.”

“The guests of the New York Palace Hotel represent the type of high-end
business travelers that our advertisers need to reach,” said Gerry Jones,
general manager, Hotelevision, Inc. “We are pleased to be able to provide
the Palace and its guests with our expanded high-quality line-up.”

“The Palace is known for its unparalleled service,” said John Segreti,
managing director for the New York Palace Hotel. “Our partnership with On
Command and Hotelevision will provide exceptional in-room entertainment
for guests.”