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Hotel Guests Put Wireless Access as Top Demand

Monday, June 03, 2013

Hotel Guests Put Wireless Access as Top Demand

09:00 EDT Monday, June 03, 2013

SCHAUMBURG, Ill. (Business Wire) -- Wireless access is the top customer demand of hotel guests in their rooms and throughout the hotel properties, according to a commissioned study conducted by Forrester Consulting on behalf of Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) in April 2013. This survey includes responses from 500 North American hotel guests, including business and recreational travelers.


  • 90 percent wished hotels offered #WiFi as an amenity, making it the top priority of both business and recreational travelers @MotoSolutions Tweet This
  • More than 90 percent of hotel guests surveyed indicated they wanted #WiFi in their hotel rooms, not just in common areas @MotoSolutions Tweet This
  • 40 percent of business travelers said they would not stay at a hotel without internet @MotoSolutions Tweet This
  • #WiFi is becoming the key differentiator for hotel properties, as technology continues to enhance the guest experience @MotoSolutions Tweet This

These results will be shared in detail during an upcoming webinar hosted by Hospitality Technology on June 6 at 2 p.m. EDT.

Motorola Solutions will demonstrate its wireless and mobile solutions – including its WLAN solutions ideal for the hospitality market – at HITEC 2013 booth #1053, taking place June 24-27 in Minneapolis.


Thomas Moore, director of Hospitality Industry Solutions, Motorola Solutions

“Improving the guest experience is paramount for hotels and our WLAN portfolio can help elevate a property's wireless access from the guest room, lobby and public areas as well as outside by the pool. Additionally, we take a holistic approach to the hotels use case needs and design the network to meet the needs for voice, video and staff communications.”


Website: Motorola Solutions Hospitality

Website: Next Generation Enterprise Mobility

White Paper: Hospitality Thought Leadership Paper

Twitter: @MotWireless

About Motorola Solutions

Motorola Solutions is a leading provider of mission-critical communication solutions and services for enterprise and government customers. Through leading-edge innovation and communications technology, it is a global leader that enables its customers to be their best in the moments that matter. Motorola Solutions trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker “MSI.” To learn more, visit For ongoing news, please visit our media center or subscribe to our news feed.

MOTOROLA, MOTOROLA SOLUTIONS and the Stylized M Logo are trademarks or registered trademarks of Motorola Trademark Holdings, LLC and are used under license. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners. ©2013 Motorola Solutions, Inc. All rights reserved.

Media Contact:
Julie Levin
Motorola Solutions
(847) 576-4311
(224) 239-2433
Industry Analyst Relations Contact:
Wan Lin
Motorola Solutions

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