New advances in guestroom connectivity from Bittel Americas
is giving guests a place to charge mobile devices and listen to personal digital content -- while saving money for owners and simultaneously upgrading existing in-room technologies.
According to a recent Mashable
report, 85 percent of the world's population has access to a mobile phone with voice and text capabilities. Four years from now, in 2017, the same amount of the global community will have access to high-speed 3G Internet through mobile phones, finds a new report from Ericsson. By 2017, there will be 9 billion mobile subscriptions. Half of the world's population will have a 4G connection, and there will be 3 billion smartphone subscriptions. To compare those numbers with today's figures, there are currently 6.5 billion mobile subscriptions held by 4.2 billion subscribers (many of whom have multiple subscriptions). At the end of 2011, there were 700 million smartphone subscriptions worldwide.
Bittel makes it easy and affordable for hotels to meet the rising demand to connect, charge, play and enjoy travelers mobile devices through a full line of integrated guestroom solutions. By combining a phone, alarm clock, audio player, USB ports and iPod™ docking station, Bittel is making a dramatic impact on the hotel's bottom line and the hotel is making a great first impression on its guests.