Telephone wire and coaxial cable is found in every hotel guest room. At the most basic, these cables are used to deliver guest room entertainment to a television, and communications to a bedside phone. With the advent of Internet delivered content and ubiquitous smartphones, the guest expectations have far exceeded the ability of basic television and telephony communications. Additionally, the all-wireless nature and convenience of mobile devices has made 802.11 wireless networks preferred.
There are four methods to deploy 802.11 wireless into hotel guest rooms to service higher quantities of low power wireless devices.