Articles tagged “lodgenet”

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

Rafat Ali, Skift

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.

6 years ago

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

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

Dawn McCarty, Steven Church & Niamh Ring, Bloomberg

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.

7 years ago

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

RTT News

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.

7 years ago

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

Niamh Ring, Bloomberg

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.

7 years ago

Hotel in-room entertainment firm Lodgenet likely to file for bankruptcy

Hotel in-room entertainment firm Lodgenet likely to file for bankruptcy

Sruthi Ramakrishnan, Reuters

Appointment of new CEO earlier this year and repositioning it as a media provider rather than just pipes may not be enough; too late, too little on both micro and macros trends.

7 years ago

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.

7 years ago