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On Command and John Q. Hammons Sign Up

On Command Video Corporation, a
leading provider of in-room interactive entertainment for the hotel
industry and its guests announced today an agreement with John Q. Hammons
Hotels, Inc., whereby On Command will supply in-room entertainment systems
in 56 hotels nationwide. Under the agreement, On Command will be the exclusive provider of in-room,
video-on-demand pay-per-view entertainment for 13,558 guest rooms in John
Q. Hammons Hotels including Embassy Suites, Holiday Inn and Marriott
branded properties. These hotels will be equipped with On Command’s
Roommate(TM) platform and CANVAS(TM) software. This system has the ability
to provide a fully customized Walled Garden Video Concierge to selected

On Command’s proprietary CANVAS(TM) software and menu system provides key
benefits to the John Q. Hammons Hotels. “This system will standardize the
video-on-demand equipment across the John Q. Hammons hotel portfolio while
delivering more viewing options and pay-per-view choices,” said David
Goldstone, group vice president of sales for On Command. “Our commitment
to developing and marketing new technology to the hotel industry continues
to enhance the hotel guest experience.”

“We are extremely pleased to be renewing our partnership with On Command,”
stated James A. Lingle, director of information technology for John Q.
Hammons Hotels. “On Command’s commitment to quality and service supports
our strategic plan to improve the services to guests provided in our
affordable, up-scale hotels.”