On Command Taps Tachyon Technology


San Diego, Calif.

On Command Corp.
has agreed to deployTachyon Inc.'s
high-speed, two-way wireless access technology to broaden its portfolio of hotel room-based interactive services. On Command said it will use Tachyon gear in areas such as Key West, Fla., Branson, Mo., and other cities where T-1, cable modem and digital subscriber line services may not be available. On Command offers its bundle of data and interactive entertainment services in roughly 1 million guest rooms across the globe.

Earlier this year,Liberty Media Group
acquired 57 percent equity in On Command as part of its acquisition of
Ascent Entertainment Group Inc.
for about $750 million.