The Games-On-Demand Platform Establishes Beachhead in the Growing $1.9 Billion Global IPTV Hospitality Market
TORONTO, CANADA & KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA – July 10, 2012 – TransGaming Inc. the global leader in the multiplatform deployment of interactive entertainment, and Malaysia-based IPTV Technology Solution Provider Select-TV, today announced that TransGaming's GameTree™ TV is launching August 1st, 2012 in over 10,000 hotel suites across the Indo-Pacific region. The initial deployment will serve as a beta test with this rollout expanding to 50,000 rooms within 6 months, making GameTree TV accessible to at least one million consumers on an annual basis.
Through a systematic deployment process, GameTree TV will be accessible to consumers in 25 locations including top tier hotels such as Armani Hotel in Dubai, Emirates Palace and Yas Marina Circuit in Abu Dhabi, Kempinski Residences and Suites in Doha, as well as Lebua at State Tower Hotel in Bangkok. These luxurious properties will be able to offer a rich and growing catalogue of world-renowned and loved gaming brands. Guests will enjoy all-day unlimited access to the game of their choice for US $2.00/day or they can rent the entire catalogue for US $6.00/day.
In addition, Telecom of Thailand (TOT), Thailand's largest telecom operator and the 2nd largest telecom operator in Southeast Asia, will adopt the GameTree TV service as delivered via Select TV's EMAGINE for Homes IPTV Platform.
"In the highly competitive hospitality market, Select-TV has gained success by continually aligning with truly innovative partners to deliver a fully integrated entertainment experience. TransGaming's GameTree TV delivers the most socially engaging experience for guests of all ages," commented CS Goh, CEO of Select-TV. "The fully turnkey nature of GameTree TV made deployment easy across all our hotel properties and through our in-home service providers. TransGaming's expertise let us focus on delivering great experiences to our customers."
"GameTree TV's availability in the hospitality industry is an exciting expansion of TransGaming's market leadership as we make games broadly available to audiences around the world both in-home and within the hospitality sector. Our catalogue of top gaming brands means that no matter where people go, they can experience games based on the brands and franchises they know and love," commented Vikas Gupta, CEO & President of TransGaming Inc. "The adoption of GameTree TV continues to grow and with this market leadership GameTree TV becomes more ubiquitous."
About TransGaming Inc.
TransGaming Inc. (TSX-V: TNG) is the global leader in the multiplatform deployment of interactive entertainment. TransGaming works with the industry's leading developers and publishers to enable and distribute games for Smart TVs, next-generation set-top boxes, Mac computers, and Linux/CE platforms. TransGaming is headquartered in Toronto, Canada.
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Select-TV is a major global Hospitality Interactive TV and IPTV technology solution provider. Select-TV's core technology is deployed internationally in Hotels, Cruise Liners, Hospitals, etc. With operational presence in more than 15 countries, Select-TV's award winning technology is the leader in the interactive TV solution industry.
Select-TV's headquarters and research & development centre is located in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia focusing on development of advanced technology for interactive television.
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