Of further note is the growing diversity of device types. Smart watches, for example, have risen in guest adoption numbers by more than 16 percent.

Such numbers standing alone should provide reason to reassess an existing network’s capabilities to cater to increased connectivity. Yet just as significant is the rise in demand for bandwidth-consuming services such as content streaming and casting, with guests seeking the ability to cast from personal devices onto guestroom televisions growing to a new height of 65 percent since 2015.

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