Guest-Tek installs high-definition in-room entertainment system at the Radisson Hotel Saskatoon

    CALGARY, June 25 /CNW/ - Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment Ltd.,
("Guest-Tek") (TSX:GTK), along with Shaw Communications Inc. and
HotelSolutions, has installed a new high-definition ("HD") in-room
entertainment system ("IRES") at the Radisson Hotel Saskatoon. This solution,
provided over Shaw coax lines, represents the first HD Free-to-Guest ("FTG")
television system installed in Canada. Now hoteliers have an option to provide
a cost-effective digital IRES while allowing their guests to enjoy all the
benefits this digital technology provides over traditional analog television.
    "Guest-Tek's FTG HD solution over coax provides a solid option for
hoteliers across Canada to provide the products their guests have come to
expect," said Arnon Levy, CEO of Guest-Tek. "We strive to identify innovative
ways to deliver our product so that all parties are happy with the final
result and by, working with other technology partners, we can deliver on that
    "We are extremely pleased with the product and service and have seen that
reflected in our guests' comments as well," states Trevor Newton, Director of
Purchasing at Silverbirch Hotels & Resorts. "It was important to find a
solution that provided our guests a high quality in-room entertainment
experience while balancing our budget goals."
    The Radisson Hotel Saskatoon is the first Canadian hotel to install an HD
solution by Guest-Tek using Shaw Cable. All 291 guest rooms will be equipped
with the latest LG televisions through HotelSolutions. The solution doesn't
require an in-room device (ie. Set Top Box) due to the decryption management
card in the TV, thus allowing the channel lineup to be controlled at the TV.

    About Guest-Tek

    Guest-Tek is the world's largest provider of IP based technology
solutions for the hospitality industry. Guest-Tek's OneView platform provides
hotels with converged data, video and telephony services. Guest-Tek is a
preferred vendor to major hotel brands, providing services including network
design, procurement, implementation, and post sales customer support to 2,734
properties and over 505,000 rooms. Guest-Tek's common shares trade on The
Toronto Stock Exchange under the trading symbol "GTK". The company's head
offices are in Calgary, Alberta, and it has major support facilities in
Irvine, California, and Warsaw, Poland as well as Sales offices located
throughout North America and Europe. For more information about Guest-Tek, go

    About Silverbirch Hotels & Resorts

    The Radisson Saskatoon is owned by SilverBirch Hotels & Resorts, one of
Canada's leading hotel management companies which manages 25 hotels and
resorts across Canada. The company manages independent hotels and hotels
operating under major franchise brands, such as Crowne Plaza, Radisson,
Hilton, Quality, Gouverneur, Best Western and Ramada. SilverBirch Hotels &
Resorts is fully owned by British Columbia Investment Management Corporation
("bcIMC"), a Canadian leader in investment funds management that is based in
Victoria, British Columbia.

    About Shaw Communications Inc.

    Shaw Communications Inc. is a diversified communications company whose
core business is providing broadband cable television, High-Speed Internet,
Digital Phone, telecommunications services (through Shaw Business Solutions)
and satellite direct-to-home services (through Shaw Direct). The Company
serves 3.4 million customers, including over 1.6 million Internet and 750,000
Digital Phone customers, through a reliable and extensive network, which
comprises 625,000 kilometres of fibre. Shaw is traded on the Toronto and New
York stock exchanges and is included in the S&P/TSX 60 Index (Symbol:  TSX -

    About HotelSolutions

    HotelSolutions is the largest distributor of hospitality televisions in
North America. HotelSolutions supplies environmentally friendly products
including LED lighting, Dyson hand dryers, mounting hardware, LCD televisions,
and various other hospitality related products and services to all the major
hotel brands. HotelSolutions is a division of privately owned Dumoulin
Electronique Inc. of Laval, Quebec and operates in offices throughout Canada
and in the US under HotelSolutions USA Inc.

For further information:

For further information: Guest-Tek: Arnon Levy, President & CEO,
Telephone: (403) 444-8488, Toll Free: (866) 509-1010 x8488, Email:; Silverbirch: Trevor Newton, (604) 646-8408,; HotelSolutions: Jeff Wells, Toll Free: (866)

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