Samsung hotel TVs get AirPlay for iPhone and iPad users

Samsung recently announced that they’re rolling out AirPlay support for their line of hospitality TVs. This means iPhone and iPad users will be able to wirelessly stream content like videos, music, and photos directly to the TV in their hotel rooms.

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By integrating AirPlay support into their hotel room TVs, Samsung is addressing the growing demand for seamless device connectivity and personalized entertainment options in the hospitality sector.

Key features of AirPlay-enabled Samsung TVs:
  • Wireless streaming: Guests can effortlessly stream content from their iPhone or iPad to the TV without the need for additional cables or adapters.
  • Multi-device compatibility: In addition to iPhones and iPads, AirPlay supports other Apple devices like MacBooks and iPods, ensuring a wide range of Apple users can benefit.
  • High-quality audio and video: AirPlay ensures that streamed content maintains high quality, providing an enhanced viewing and listening experience.
  • User-friendly interface: The integration is designed to be intuitive, allowing guests to connect their devices with minimal setup.


Benefits for hotel guests

For travelers, especially those who frequently stay in hotels for business or leisure, this new feature brings several advantages:

  • Personalized entertainment: Guests can access their favorite streaming services, movies, music, and photos directly from their devices, making the hotel room feel more like home.
  • Enhanced productivity: Business travelers can easily display presentations, documents, and other work-related content on the TV screen, facilitating better collaboration and productivity during meetings.
  • Convenience and comfort: The ability to control the TV using their own device reduces the hassle of navigating unfamiliar TV interfaces and remote controls.

The rollout plan

Samsung plans to begin the rollout of AirPlay-enabled TVs in select hotels worldwide, starting in key markets where there is a high concentration of Apple device users. The rollout will occur in phases, with the first phase focusing on premium hotel chains and high-end resorts.


  • Q3 2024: Initial rollout in major cities across North America, Europe, and Asia.
  • Q4 2024: Expansion to additional regions and mid-range hotel chains.
  • 2025: Full-scale implementation in hotels globally, including budget and economy accommodations.

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