On Command Inks Harrah’s Deal

On Command Video Corp.’s video-on-demand and pay-per-view services will be available in 22 properties operated by subsidiaries of Harrah's Entertainment Inc. under terms of a deal announced Monday.

On Command’s VOD digital in-room entertainment systems -- which include its “Roommate” platform and “Canvas” software -- will be available in more than 16,500 domestic Harrah’s hotel rooms, along with high-speed laptop connectivity in some hotels via Guest-Tek Interactive Entertainment, On Command said.

“With On Command's digital system and satellite-update capability, we bring the full benefits of increased revenue from hundreds of movies, short-form television shows, games and music programming to Harrah's operations,” On Command group vice president of sales David Goldstone said in a prepared statement.