AT&T launches StayCast Hotel and Institutions streaming solution

AT&T (NYSE: T) is providing a streaming solution from SONIFI Solutions, Inc. Hotels and institutions with DIRECTV services can now orderStayCasti powered by Google Chromecast for their property, the company said.

The streaming solution gives guests an at-home experience when they´re on the road. They can stream their favorite shows and movies from a personal device to the in-room TV. The service does not require guests to separately log in to the TV. It is also compatible with existing wiring and all DIRECTV HD systems.

Guests can stream entertainment via their favorite apps with a few simple steps. Connect to the hotel Wi-Fi, download the Hotel Castâ„¢ app (available for iOS and Android), and enter a passcode provided via the service. Next, tap the “cast” icon within more than 1,000 Chromecast-enabled apps to enjoy TV shows, movies, games, sports, kids content and more on the largest screen in the room.

The streaming solution can be easily integrated into new and existing properties with any DIRECTV HD Entertainment system, like DIRECTV Residential Experience (DRE), COM1000, and COM2000. With it, hotel guests get more content to choose from.

AT&T helps millions around the globe connect with entertainment, business, mobile and high speed internet services. Its products and services are provided or offered by subsidiaries and affiliates of AT&T Inc. under the AT&T brand and not by AT&T Inc.