Uptown Suites chooses Blueprint RF for guest connectivity

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US: Starwood Capital’s extended stay brand Uptown Suites has partnered with technology provider Blueprint RF.

Uptown Suites provides amenities including free super fast Wi-Fi, 43" Smart HDTVs, rapid charge USB ports, an electric car charging station and a cellular signal boosters in its latest Homestead, Florida, property.

Uptown Suites has partnered with Blueprint RF to "design, deploy, and support the property network infrastructure, including gigabits speed connectivity to every guest".

"We could not be more pleased to work with Uptown Suites. Our network solution is designed as an integral part of the overall building structure," said Ron Peterson, Blueprint RF CEO. "Our network speed and wireless density are two keys to pleasing discerning guests, and our technology platform is more flexible for the hotel's growing IoT ecosystem."

Customer feedback for Uptown Suites has shown reliable wireless access is one of the highest priorities for the modern traveller. And now, Uptown Suites says it provides some of the fastest and most reliable service available in the extended stay industry.

Jeff Robinson, VP of IT at Uptown Suites, said: "Our partnership with Blueprint RF has enabled us to provide the best-in-class technology for our extended stay guests. This amenity is free for our guests and helps them stay connected. We worked closely with the Blueprint RF team during the architectural design process. Early involvement has been a key to our success. Our goal is to create a fully connected building that delivers for hotel guests, hotel staff, and ongoing facility management."

Uptown Suites is described as "a nationwide brand of upscale, economy-priced extended-stay suites for families, business travellers and long-term visitors". It was launched by Starwood Capital in April 2017 to trade alongside its InTown Suites brand.


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