iBAHN tries to keep travellers in the fast lane wherever they go. The company provides high-speed Internet access primarily to the hospitality industry. Over wired and wireless broadband connections, it delivers digital entertainment and information services to hotel guests, small group meetings, and large industry events at about hotels, conference centers, and meeting rooms. Its secure broadband service also enables videoconferencing for corporations and associations hosting meetings and training sessions. iBAHN also offers software that enables hotels to charge higher rates for broadband Internet service. Clients have included Accor, Marriott, and Hilton. Privately held, iBAHN was founded in 1998.
The company has said that its strategy for staying ahead of competitors centers on the development of new products and services to improve renewal rates for its services and entice new clients. In 2010 the company introduced the iMEDIA software tool which enable the display and navigation of Web content via in-room televisions.
iBAHN's core offering is its ETVi service, which feeds digital television, music, movies, hotel information, as well as email and Web access to guest rooms. The comapny's services are made possible through partnerships with global voice and data communications service providers, including BT, Equant, T-Mobile, and Verizon Business.
Looking beyond its core international markets in Europe (Austria, Germany, and the UK, in particular), the company has identified the Netherlands, Denmark, and France as key growth markets, in addition to the Middle East and Africa regions. iBAHN invested in its Arabic-language support facility in 2010 to address the growing needs of clients such as the Egyptian Resorts Company, as well European hotels who serve Arabic speaking guests.
It has international offices in Australia, China, Europe, India, and the Middle East.
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