Founded in 1957, Telerent Leasing Corporation (TLC) has served the US hospitality and healthcare industries for over
sixty years. Today, TLC is the parent corporation for three well-established brands – TeleHealth, Avidex and DNG – each
of which is the leader in its core market. With combined strengths in engineering and design, system delivery, operation
and support, TLC’s vision is to become a national technology solutions integrator for the North American healthcare
industry, with ongoing leadership in the corporate and education markets it also serves.
Telerent was acquired in 1989 by ITOCHU International Inc., the North American flagship company of ITOCHU Corporation.
ITOCHU International provides trading services for more than 20,000 items and manages a portfolio of around 30 subsidiaries
and affiliates as well as a diversified range of investments. Headquartered in New York and operating in the US, Canada
and Mexico, the company is involved in a wide variety of businesses, with particular strength in the textiles, machinery,
aerospace, electronics and IT, food, forest products, chemicals, general merchandise, and energy and alternative energy
Founded as Southern Frontier Finance Company
Renamed Telerent Leasing Corporation
Acquired by The Aviation Group, Inc.
Acquired by ITOCHU International, Inc.
Acquired $45 million RCA TV lease portfolio from GE Capital
Launched Vendor Capital Group (VCG) to provide third-party financing
TeleHealth Services (THS) formed, George Fleming joined TLC as General Manager of THS
THS acquired the healthcare assets of Granada North America, becoming market leader in hospital television systems in the
U.S. and Canada
TeleHealth Services introduced their first generation TIGR interactive patient education solution for the hospitals
Telerent combined its Lodging Systems sales group and the recently-acquired MGC group into Allegiant FF&E sales group. Also
created Beacon Insurance Company (insurance captive), and sold healthcare business of Telerent of Canada to SaskTel
Created the Finance Group to bring together all the lease financing operations of the company
TeleHealth Services introduced TIGRNet and TIGRVue interactive television product lines for hospitals
Telerent discontinued Allegiant hotel furnishings sales to focus on core business
Telerent acquired healthcare assets of Tenavision, Inc.
Telerent acquired Avidex Industries, Inc. one of the nation’s leading custom AV integrators to further expand its solutions
Telerent acquired Digital Networks Group (DNG), a leading AV integrator in the K-12 and higher education and government markets
Telerent begins to identify as TLC, which some customers say means we “Totally Love our Customers”
TeleHealth Services launched its 3rd generation, and the industry’s only AI driven, interactive patient engagement platform,