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World Cinema (WCI) Provides a Total WiFi Connectivity Solution for Newly Launched Long-Term Hotel Concept stayAPT Suites

HOUSTON, TEXAS and CHARLOTTE, N.C. November 10, 2020 – WCI, the leader in providing innovative technology, services and connectivity to guest-centric properties, and stayAPT Suites, a new hotel concept specializing in long-term lodging, today announced that WCI is providing its new, turn-key, custom-designed wireless connectivity solution ImpruviX for high-speed, secure digital connectivity for stayAPT Suites properties nationwide.

WCI’s ImpruviX provides a robust, secure high-speed connectivity solution for stayAPT Suites, providing WiFi full range secure connections wherever the guest is in the property.  WCI’s ImpruviX equipment and software solution provide a quality network within the property, servicing guests and devices. Managed Services includes help desk phone support, advanced services to maintain the network, and tools to help provide excellent user experiences on the network. In addition, WCI has designed, deployed and manages stayAPT Suites’ security cameras throughout the properties.

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“stayAPT Suites is a forward-thinking, new hotel concept offering an unprecedented experience in long-term lodging. They were looking for a flexible, knowledgeable partner that understands their business model as a new player, and we are proud to have been selected to provide the complete connectivity solution for this exciting new extended-stay brand. Our goal is to support stayAPT Suites with a long-term flexible solution, ultimately continuing to help with total cost of ownership, as well as support their current and future growth,” said Robert Grosz, EVP and Chief Commercial Officer, WCI. “Our mission at WCI is to be our customers’ first choice – a trusted, flexible, single-source business partner, providing the most innovative, customized technology solutions, while offering guests the best in-room entertainment options and endless connectivity experiences.”

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“At stayAPT Suites, we provide our guests with what they really want – plenty of space and in-room amenities to truly live comfortably while traveling away from home. WCI stepped in and was able to design and deploy our WiFi system quickly and efficiently,” said Gary A. DeLapp, CEO, stayAPT Suites. “We most appreciate WCI’s ability to partner with us to solve our high-speed internet requirements while keeping our lean, efficient business model in mind. WCI has not only met our expectations, they have exceeded them, and we look forward to a long-term and mutually successful relationship.”

About WCI

Headquartered in Houston, World Cinema is a market leader innovating and delivering technology and services to guest-centric properties.  The company was the first technology service provider to hotels nationwide, beginning in 1974. Today, World Cinema is building on that legacy as a stable and trusted provider of video, data and connectivity services to some of the largest owners and managers of hotel and multifamily brands in the world.  The company serves 4,200  properties nationwide with nearly 600,000 rooms under management and over 300 million guest encounters per year.

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About stayAPT Suites

stayAPT Suites entered the long-term lodging market with an announcement of its new hotel concept in January 2020. The new hotel brand, which has plans to open 18+ newly constructed hotels in the coming months, offers guests an experience not yet seen in its category. The room layout for each 500+ square-foot suite was intentionally designed to feel residential, with a dedicated living room, a full kitchen, and a separate bedroom. With a strong corporate financial backing and an experienced executive team in place, the Matthews, North Carolina-based chain is committed to building a portfolio of 100 corporate-owned hotels, in addition to franchising. Learn more at

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