Extreme Networks First to Deliver Wi-Fi 6 Solutions Across NFL, MLS, and University Stadiums
With ExtremeWireless™ Wi-Fi 6 access points and ExtremeSwitching™ technology, the professional sports teams and universities have greater flexibility and increased bandwidth to support more devices, including IoT devices, and advanced immersive applications. Purpose-built for challenging physical environments, ExtremeWireless Wi-Fi 6 access points ensure seamless, secure Wi-Fi connectivity at stadiums that is up to 40 percent faster than the previous Wi-Fi 5 standard, and stronger connections for real-time social media sharing, video streaming, and mobile app usage, including point of sale applications and mobile ticketing.
Tennessee Titans' Nissan Stadium: Since deploying Extreme's Wi-Fi solutions in 2014, the Tennessee Titanshave seen immense growth in their network capabilities. By upgrading to ExtremeWireless Wi-Fi 6 access points and ExtremeSwitching technology, the Titanshave jumped three generations of technology and are well-equipped to bring professional-grade, next-generation connectivity to fans at every game, now and in the future. Houston Dynamoand Dash's BBVA Stadium: BBVA Stadiumis the first professional soccer stadium to deploy Wi-Fi 6 technology, bringing next-generation Wi-Fi to its 22,000 fans. Home to MLS' Houston Dynamoand the National Women's Soccer League'sHouston Dash, BBVA Stadium'snew Wi-Fi 6 network will revolutionize the game day experience and fuel stadium operations, including mobile ticketing and the opportunity to implement wireless food and merchandise ordering, as well as potential future innovations such as augmented and virtual reality. Leeds Beckett University: The University is deploying more than 2,000 ExtremeWireless Wi-Fi 6 access points across its two main campuses to provide high-performance connectivity to 85 buildings, as well as its sports facilities including Carnegie Stadiumand Pavilion and The Arena, Leeds Beckett. The new Wi-Fi 6 solutions will run over the University's existing Extreme campus network, where Extreme Fabric Connect™ will enable automatic configuration of the new access points. The Extreme Management Center™ application will provide single pane of glass management across the two networks. West Texas A&M University: Through an initiative entirely led by students, West Texas A&Mis among the first universities in the nation to deploy Wi-Fi 6 in its football stadium. With Extreme's Wi-Fi 6 solutions, the University is able to streamline game day operations at its new 8,500-seat stadium, and offer digital fan experiences, such as social sign-in, mobile ticketing, access to real-time stats, and video streaming. Based on early success, the University has also added ExtremeWireless Wi-Fi 6 access points to improve the fan experience in its 5,000-seat basketball arena, the First United Bank Center.
"Wi-Fi 6 is making a lot of headlines, but it's about more than just speed. For us, adopting Wi-Fi 6 is a business imperative, because if our network can't provide a highly reliable, seamless experience throughout the game, our fans will stay home. Our strong 5-year partnership with
"The rising popularity of soccer in America means that we have more fans packing our stadium than ever before, and we have the opportunity to be true pioneers in creating the MLS stadium of the future. With four times greater network capacity to ensure smooth and seamless game day operations, Extreme's Wi-Fi 6 solutions enable us to bring our passionate digital-native fans the strongest, most immersive connectivity in the industry. We are paving a path to become the leading destination for
"Migration to an Extreme Networks Wi-Fi 6 environment future-proofs our investment in wireless technology. It provides our modern student community with the fastest and most prolific wireless service available today. This is all part of our University's forward-looking digital initiative."
"Stadiums are the most demanding Wi-Fi environments out there. We need a Wi-Fi network that is purpose-built for stadiums — Extreme gives us that. As one of the first university adopters of Wi-Fi 6, we're setting the stage for how in-stadium connectivity can be experienced by bringing faster, more secure connections to our students and fans. We now have a future-proof network and a great support team that can help us deliver the most digitally-advanced experiences to our stadium goers."
"We are at an inflection point, as Wi-Fi has never been more powerful than it is today. With the official rollout of Wi-Fi 6, you see professional sports teams and universities on the cutting edge of this new technology as they are hungry to bring more personalized, immersive, forward-looking experiences to their fans. We're proud to be the go-to networking provider in the industry. As the
- Extreme Elements Solutions Page
- Stadium-Caliber 802.11ax Product Page
- Extreme Higher Education Solutions Page
- Extreme Esports Solutions Page
- Sports & Public Venues Solutions Page
- Connect with Extreme via Twitter,
View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/extreme-networks-first-to-deliver-wi-fi-6-solutions-across-nfl-mls-and-university-stadiums-300986280.html
Christi Nicolacopoulos, 603-952-5005, PR@extremenetworks.com