Apple and LG partner to fix biggest problem with hotel TVs

Following Apple's WWDC news, LG will be the first to field AirPlay-ready hotel TVs. Here's why that matters.

Jun 23, 2023

The TVs in many hotels mostly display ads for the hotel or local attractions, don't have any apps or streaming services, and require you to pay to watch your favorite (or least favorite) movies and shows.

This situation is not because hotels aren't aware of the lack of in-room entertainment. Hotel companies sign large contracts with tech companies for ethernet access and must acquire usage rights from streaming providers.

These partnerships can be difficult to manage, leaving guests watching YouTube or a streaming service on their phones, tablets, or laptops, rendering hospitality TV almost useless.

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