Thing5 Acquires HTS Assets, Expanding Footprint in Full Service and Luxury Segments
Springfield, MA – May 21, 2015 – Thing5 LLC, the trailblazer in modernizing network services for the hospitality industry announced today the acquisition of assets of HTS, a guest Internet service provider largely focused on full service properties.
The acquisition follows Thing5’s recent purchase of hospitality guest Internet service provider, Innflux, and adds to their ever-growing list of hotel customers. Due to HTS’ high standards for installation and support, the hotels will enjoy a seamless transition to the Thing5 all in-house support platform. HTS will augment Thing5’s hospitality IP phone solution and existing HSIA footprint, predominantly in the full service hotel segment. HTS has over 100 HSIA deployments throughout the US, across all sizes and classes of hotels.
“We are thrilled to add HTS-supported properties to our list of valued clients. HTS has always had a reputation for quality deployments in full service environments – a philosophy that is near and dear to Thing5,” commented Bob Post, Thing5 President & CEO. “HTS customers will now enjoy a full suite of telephony and network products combined with industry leading in-house 24×7 support services.”
Bill Yung, HTS CEO, commented, “When selecting a partner to care for my valued customers in the way that we always have at HTS, the choice was obvious – Thing5. We are thrilled to see our customers moving onto a platform that will exceed their expectations and bring them a myriad of additional capabilities.”
About Thing5 LLC
Thing5 is the leading US-based provider of cloud-based voice, guest Internet access and contact center services to the hospitality sector and services over 4,000 properties of the most prestigious hotel chains and travel companies including Hilton, Wyndham, Kimpton, IHG, Universal, Marriott, Best Western, Millennium, Sonesta, Extended Stay America, Red Roof Inn, La Quinta Inns & Suites and American Express Travel.
Thing5’s offerings allow hoteliers to streamline operations and reduce costs while modernizing telecommunications infrastructure, and deliver unprecedented access to actionable data. Thing5 solutions include a fully featured suite of cloud-based telephony products including SIP Trunking, PBX, Voicemail, Call Accounting, Auto-Attendant, Guest Mobile Device Integration, Support for Legacy Telecommunications systems, Customized Reservation Services, PBX Operator Services, Loyalty Program Support, Social Media Services and Guest High Speed Internet Access services for hotels of all sizes and classes, independent and branded. Thing5 solutions are deployed at thousands of hotels worldwide, for more information visit http://www.thing5.com.