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TechRepublic: In-Stadium Wi-Fi is Required to Meet Fan Expectations
Applications and technologies are accelerating the evolution of the fan experience. It’s not just about the roar of the crowd and the pulse-pounding action of being there live. It’s about creating an experience that goes well beyond the playing field.
Learn how sports stadiums and professional sports leagues like the NFL have embraced digital transformation to make stadiums the best place to not only watch the game, but optimize the full fan experience.
Teams that Win with Extreme
“Ultimately, delivering the best game day experience comes down to giving fans a way to stay connected throughout the whole experience. The number one thing fans want to do is share their experience, and our Extreme Networks Wi-Fi solution enables them to do that in NFL stadiums.”
– Michelle McKenna-Doyle, Senior VP and CIO, National Football League
“They don’t just sell us: they help us find a solution and then back it up with the best service out there. It’s a great partnership for us and our fans and one we hope to continue for a long time.”
– Chip Suttles, VP of Technology, Seattle Seahawks
“There’s a lot of reasons why we decided to go with Extreme Networks, but I think the biggest reason was their customer service. The people at Extreme went way beyond any company in what they were willing to do from a support perspective.”
– Fred Kirsch, VP of Content, New England Patriots
“For the Ravens, [Wi-Fi] isn’t about a sponsorship-led deal, it’s about ensuring it works for our guests and for our fans and for the people that are employed here. The technology was the main driver.”
– Roy Sommerhof, VP of Stadium Operations, Baltimore Ravens
“We watched a lot of our [NFL] peers installing Wi-Fi in their stadiums for the last five years and saw the investments that different clubs were making. We worked extensively with Extreme — their expertise in this space helped us understand our design better and plan for tremendous growth to cater to our fans.”
– Dave Wheat, Chief Administrative Officer, Buffalo Bills
“Enhancing the Wi-Fi capability at Lambeau Field has been a priority for us for a number of years. We take great pride in the game day experience at Lambeau Field, and know that fans want to be able to use their mobile phones while at the game. This year, we decided to make a major commitment to Wi-Fi service, and partnered with Extreme Networks. Our fans should see a big difference in terms of connectivity.”
– Mark Murphy, President and CEO, Green Bay Packers
“For us, Lincoln Financial Field is all about the fans and their experience. Our Extreme Networks Wi-Fi network has allowed us to overcome the challenge of providing Wi-Fi in a highly dense user environment, enabling us to deliver a truly differentiated in-game experience.”
– Don Smolenski, President, Philadelphia Eagles
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