Tripleplay and LG combine to provide STB-free solution for Melià La Defense Hotel, Paris

Paris, France, 10/9/2014: Tripleplay’s world-class IPTV solution, TripleTV, and LG SmartTVs have been selected as the technology of choice to provide in-room entertainment, information and services to guests at one of Paris’ newest and most iconic hotels.

Designed to look like the sail of a boat, the Melià La Defense is an eye-catching new hotel built on the Seine in Paris, just a short journey from main attractions and with rooms offering spectacular views of some of France’s most iconic landmarks.

Working through, Tripleplay Authorised Partner, Future Broadband and LG distributor Caverin the solution will be implemented into 369 rooms and onto 389 TVs at the hotel, fully Melià branded and utilising the internal power of the LG to provide these services without the need for an external set top box.

Tripleplay’s MD for Europe, Carlos Amoros commented; “Melià is a great brand and this new hotel is incredibly impressive. For our solution to be selected alongside the LG SmartTV is credit to our product and to the work done by our development team to create a platform that works without the power of the external STB.

“We are looking forward to working with our partners, the hotel contractors and the hotel itself to implement a system that fits in with the wonderful environment being created at Melià la Defense.”

Tripleplay was the first IPTV developer to create a stable platform for use directly with LG SmartTVs and are believed to have carried out the world’s first implementation of this technology in a commercial environment in 2013.