DAYTON, OHIO — June 26, 2012 — TeleAdapt, the industry leader in hospitality connectivity solutions, and C2G, the industry leader in electronic cabling and connectivity solutions, have announced they are creating a strategic partnership to offer hoteliers worldwide the highest quality connectivity solutions designed to enhance the in-room guest experience. This new partnership will bring leading class connectivity solutions to the hospitality market by combining state of the art technologies like Bluetooth® wireless music streaming, Made for iPod® connectivity, network manageability, and cutting edge wireless solutions through one highly customer centric global sales organization. TeleAdapt and C2G also announce a joint product roadmap for 2013 to include Wireless HDMI® and Mobile "apps" that allow guests to remote control the TV and MediaHub™ experience directly from their own smart phone or tablet.
Gordon Brown, owner and CEO of TeleAdapt shares, "We imagined an entity poised to provide almost every guest connectivity need to hoteliers across the globe. We have maintained that as our mission in the industry for the past 20 years, and I feel this new partnership will take advanced connectivity to a reachable level for each hotel room from two-star rated all the way up to five-star rated-worldwide. We will be able to combine our MediaHub's guest-facing features like Bluetooth wireless music streaming and C2G's remote manageability to create a best-in-class connectivity solution for the market. This is very exciting for TeleAdapt and it's a breakthrough for the hospitality market as a whole."
"With over 27 years' experience delivering connectivity solutions to a variety of markets including education, corporate, and healthcare, C2G has built the financial strength and global logistics capabilities to provide TeleAdapt with extended inventory and product availability," said Bill Diederich, president and CEO of Lastar™, parent company of C2G. "We are excited to offer TeleAdapt not only access to the TruLink® Media Gateway product line, but also an enhanced logistics platform and a strong research and development arm to ensure that, together, we continue to meet the needs of the global hospitality market."
TeleAdapt and C2G's new partnership packs a wealth of value to hoteliers worldwide. With more than 20 years of experience solely dedicated to the hospitality market, TeleAdapt has established itself as the premiere guest connectivity provider to hotels. TeleAdapt has installed millions of products into hotels around the world over the last two decades. TeleAdapt's market reach brings C2G access to their global customer base and industry leading sales and support network. TeleAdapt's market leading MediaHub product range will now be enhanced by the addition of the innovative TruLink Media Gateway and the partnership will drive product development forward with a common roadmap. All existing C2G hospitality customers will now be serviced by sales operations from TeleAdapt.
"TeleAdapt is acknowledged globally as the market leader in providing connectivity solutions to hoteliers," says Brown. "We now welcome the opportunity of broadening our product range by partnering with C2G. They are a hugely successful company headquartered in the United States with a wide product set and a great deal of product expertise. We are excited by the opportunity to both cooperate together in future connectivity panel development and offer the broader C2G product range to the global hospitality market."
C2G is a manufacturer of more than 6,000 cabling and connectivity solutions, including their flagship hospitality product line-the TruLink Media Gateway. In this partnership, C2G will focus on product development for A/V connectivity in the hotel guestroom as well as digital signage solutions and multimedia presentation solutions for meeting rooms and common areas. Other C2G products like award winning RapidRun®, HDMI over Cat5, and wireless A/V technologies will broaden the already industry leading breadth of TeleAdapt's solutions for hoteliers.
TeleAdapt is the world's innovator in designing guestroom products that help hotels keep their guests connected. Solutions include Ethernet connectors, A/V connectivity devices, power adapters, and consumer electronics accessories that allow travelers to make the most of their portable devices and content while travelling. Today, TeleAdapt's guestroom connectivity solutions can be found in over two million hotel rooms worldwide. Founded in 1992 with operations in the United Kingdom; United States; Hong Kong, China; Dubai and Korea, TeleAdapt's products serve the retail and hospitality sectors worldwide - Keeping Your World Connected. For more information, visit Teleadapt.
C2G, a brand of Legrand, is a global leader in IT, A/V, datacom cabling and connectivity solutions since 1984. C2G delivers connectivity solutions renowned for superior quality, value and innovation and are backed by an uncompromising commitment to customer service. C2G is widely known as the cabling and connectivity supplier of choice for industry leading technology resellers and distributors across North America, EMEA and Asia. In 2014 C2G joined the Data Communications division of Legrand, North America, the world specialist in products and systems for electrical installations and information networks, offering solutions for use in residential, commercial and industrial buildings. For more information, please visit C2G.