Major League Baseball Selects Extreme Networks As Official Wi-Fi Solutions Provider
MLB is the most historic sports league in
- Improved Reporting & Media Experience: ExtremeWireless™ cloud-enabled access points will be installed in 16
National Leagueand American Leaguestadiums providing secure, dedicated Wi-Fi and network analytics. The faster, more efficient network capability will support the high-bandwidth application requirements of media and broadcast analysts so they can more quickly send and receive multimedia updates during the nearly 1,300 games the 16 stadiums support over a full season and postseason.
- Enhanced Fan & Staff Experience: Fans at Extreme-powered MLB venues can access a faster, more efficient Wi-Fi network to support use of bandwidth-hungry applications during the game. Further, staff members will benefit from advanced connectivity, data analytics, and telemetry insights to directly improve guest support while also reducing operating risk.
MLB's Jackie Robinson Training Complexin Vero Beach, Florida, which serves as a youth hub for the League's Baseball & Softball Developmentefforts, is also part of the network upgrade scope. Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, will be the first ballpark to roll out Extreme's high-density Wi-Fi 6 solutions.
- Advancing Women in Sports Technology: Throughout its partnership, MLB and Extreme will work to identify shared programs and co-create events to champion and celebrate women leading the advancement of technology in sports. MLB and Extreme are committed to the advancement of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the sports and technology industries and are excited to work together on these important initiatives.
"Our pursuit of adopting best-in-class technology serves the dual purpose of helping Major
Points of Note and Additional Resources
- Extreme has been the Official Wi-Fi Solutions Provider of the NFL since 2013
- Extreme was named the only 'Game Changer' in Sports Innovation Lab Power Play Index
Extreme Networksis The Official Wi-Fi Solutions Provider of Major League BaseballAnnouncement Video
- Cloud Managed Networking for Dummies eBook
- Wi-Fi 6 for Dummies eBook
University of FloridaCase Study
- Wi-Fi Enabled Digital Ticketing for Venues Solution Brief
Extreme Sportsand Public Venues Solutions Page
- Digital Elements for an Enhanced Gameday Experience Whitepaper
- Connect with Extreme via Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, YouTube, and Instagram
View original content to download multimedia:http://www.prnewswire.com/news-releases/major-league-baseball-selects-extreme-networks-as-official-wi-fi-solutions-provider-301229722.html
Media Contact (US), Christi Nicolacopoulos, 603-952-5005, firstname.lastname@example.org