Articles tagged “lodgenet”

Hotels

LodgeNet rebrands to Sonifi, as it looks to shed past troubles

LodgeNet has been hamstrung by the switch in hotel guests' allegiances to their own portable entertainment devices. Sonifi Solutions will face some major challenges in trying to run counter to that trend.

Hotels

Lodgenet files for bankruptcy, along with $60 million funding & new DirecTV deal

Will the new funding, new owners and lower capital cost structure save LodgeNet? For now, but bigger picture writing's on the wall, as consumers increasingly use their own devices in hotels.

Lodgenet files for bankruptcy, along with $60 million funding & new DirecTV deal

Hotels

Hotel video firm Lodgenet’s CEO leaves as it comes under new ownership post-bankruptcy

The company, despite new owners, $60 million funding post-bankruptcy & new CEO yet to come in, will still have a tough going as macro scenario involves people using their own devices for entertainment in hotel rooms, not piped through closed networks.

Hotels

Hotel video provider LodgeNet to file for bankruptcy, turn over leadership to investors

Unless LodgeNet pivots to providing in-room Wi-Fi it will be a rough road as guest either manage with live television or turn to BYO devices for entertainment.

Hotels

Ex-Fox and Gemstar exec Rich Battista lands at LodgeNet as CEO

LodgeNet has bene in trouble for a while, and this repositions them as a media provider rather than building the pipes into the hotels.