OSLO, Norway—February 6th, 2013 — Otrum announced that KubiWireless is taking on its operation in Spain and Portugal through a strategic partnership to strengthen the penetration of Otrum's Guest Internet and interactive solutions in the market. As of February 1st, 2013, Kubi Wireless is taking service and support responsibility for Otrum's existing client-base thru its Nodumtech Division, and will manage the contracts as a Platinum Partner through the Otrum Partner Program.
"The Kubi Wireless organization in Spain provides hotel operators greater efficiency with reduced operational costs." says Bruno Plaza, VP International Distribution at Otrum. "By combining and leveraging our joint expertise in hospitality solutions, high-speed Internet and networks, the Otrum & Kubi Wireless alliance has a very strong competitive advantage that will benefit both existing and new customers."
“Otrum's Guest Internet and interactive solutions (IPTV) represent a great addition to Kubi´s product line for hotels, allowing Kubi to offer to its current and new clients the appropriate combination of High Speed Internet access, through WiFi and cable, and Otrum´s excellent set of IPTV solutions to meet each hotel´s needs.” says Lidia Caba, Marketing Manager at Kubi Wireless.
"We anticipate that Spain will develop into one of the most important and exciting markets in the coming years. Combining the Otrum Enterprise platform with our new offerings of Smart TV, tablet, smartphone software and networks through Kubi Wireless we will have one of the widest product ranges available for the Spanish hospitality market." comments Frode Haugen, President and CEO of Otrum. "Kubi Wireless is a perfect match for Otrum, and together we intend to strengthen our presence in Spain and Portugal in the years ahead."
About Kubi Wireless KubiWireless is a specialized operator focused on providing High Speed Internet Access and other internet related services in public environments such as Hotels, Airports and Trade Fairs with Wi-Fi technology. Kubi serves some 40.000 four and five star Hotel rooms in Spain, Florida / USA, Mexico, Dominican Republic and Jamaica, as well as the Madrid / Barajas and Barcelona / El Prat Airports and Madrid´s Trade Fair area, IFEMA.
Nodumtech is Kubi´s Media Division, specializing in Media IT and related services for the Hospitality industry. Kubi is privately owned.
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Otrum is a leading provider of interactive TV solutions and content to the hospitality industry. Otrum offers a wide selection of TV channels, movies, information services and broadband solutions to hotels in the EMEA. The company was founded in 1985 and now has over 100 employees with a turnover of more than 300 Mnok. Otrum is owned by private shareholders with Telenor as the biggest shareholder.