Statler Hotel upgrades Wi-Fi, adds DirecTV services from AT&T

The DirecTV residential experience for hotels provides video on demand and DVR capabilities at no extra cost to guests. Photo credit: AT&T

The Dallas Statler Hilton in downtown Dallas now has access to AT&T’s fiber network, Wi-Fi and DirecTV services. AT&T’s suite of services for this historic mixed-use development includes fiber internet, Wi-Fi service, DirecTV entertainment and cloud-based phone services for hotel guest rooms and staff offices.

The 100-percent fiber network delivers a gigabit internet connection to the property. It can improve the experience when connecting to the cloud, video conferencing and more. The Statler has been outfitted with AT&T’s business Wi-Fi. This will give guests and staff wireless data connections. On-site retailers and businesses can use advanced connectivity options like AT&T business fiber with internet speeds of up to 1000 Mbps.

The Statler features premium DirecTV entertainment in the residences, hotel rooms and on-site restaurants. Hotel guests can experience TV just like they do at home with the DirecTV residential experience for hotels. This provides video on demand and DVR capabilities at no extra cost. Guests of The Statler’s hotel, bars and restaurants can now also enjoy DirecTV sports entertainment, including NFL Sunday Ticket.

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Centurion American Development Group's refurbishment of the historic 19-story building gives a nod to the hotel's architecture, design and entertainment roots. Centurion American's master plan includes 159 hotel rooms on the lower five floors and 219 residences on the top 11 floors. The building includes meeting space, retail and office space, six food-and-beverage outlets, an event space and a music venue.

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