Niefern-Öschelbronn, May 3, 2021 – WISI and Erbil Rotana today announced that they have partnered for the installation of a complete IPTV solution that offers the latest in TV reception and guest-facing technology.

WISI, one of the world’s pioneers of receiving and distributing technology, will enable the hotel to provide an exceptional TV viewing experience through its world-class Tangram and Chameleon headend platforms, capable of delivering free-to-air and Pay-Tv channels. Tangram is a modular platform used for high-density reception, decryption, and delivery. Chameleon’s encoder modules are used for processing HDMI input sources. Together with WISIon, WISI’s intuitive IPTV middleware platform, this set-up provides a comprehensive IPTV system for the property.

“WISI provided a full solution that offers state of the art entertainment technology to match today’s guest expectations. WISI has the experience and understanding of the hospitality industry needed to meet the growing challenges in the hospitality market. With WISIon IPTV, we have now a unique, centrally managed platform that enables us to easily connect with guests for hotel and marketing purposes,” says Mr Tareq Jaradat, Cluster Director of Information Technology, Erbil Rotana & Erbil Arjaan by Rotana.

Erbil Rotana is a 5-star upscale hotel conveniently located near the English and Italian villages and overlooking the magnificent Sami Abdul Rahman Park, one of the largest parks in the Middle East. It is a 10-minute drive from Erbil International Airport and offers 201 contemporary and spacious rooms and suites.

“WISI is proud that our local partner, Be Safe IT Co., is up to date with the latest innovations in hospitality systems. Together, we provided Erbil Rotana with a reliable, high quality and easy to manage IPTV System from headend to middleware. We believe that technology in all its aspects plays an essential part in the guest experience in any hotel. We are delighted to contribute our part for a great guest experience.” says Mr Ali Ghosein, General Manager WISI Middle East FZE.

About Rotana

Rotana Hotel Management Corporation PJSC (Rotana), founded in 1992, is one of today’s leading hotel management companies in the region with hotels across the Middle East, Africa, Eastern Europe, and Turkey. Currently, it has a portfolio of over 100 properties in 26 cities and operates five sub-brands which include Rotana Hotels & Resorts, Centro Hotels by Rotana, Rayhaan Hotels & Resorts by Rotana, Arjaan Hotel Apartments by Rotana, and The Residency by Rotana.

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About WISI Communications GmbH & Co KG

Wilhelm Sihn Jr. founded WISI in 1926 in Niefern-Oeschelbronn (Germany). More than 90 years later, the high-tech company is one of the world’s pioneers in broadband reception and distribution technology. Today, WISI is active globally in the business fields: components for broadband networks, fiber optics for broadband, digital signal reception, processing and modulation for TV and radio, and in-house multimedia. WISI currently employs 600 people at sites in Germany, Europe, Canada, and Asia. The company has subsidiaries in France, Austria, Switzerland, Sweden, Bulgaria, Spain, Canada, Dubai, and China. In addition, WISI works with more than 100 partners in major international markets.

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