Enhancing the NFL Gameday Experience with In-Stadium Wi-Fi

Best-in-class Wi-Fi and Wi-fi analytics advance the fan experience and aid technology-driven stadium operations.
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NFL Teams Leverage Extreme Wi-Fi


NFL Teams Leverage Extreme Analytics


Seasons as an NFL League Partner

Extreme Networks is the Official Wi-Fi Network Solutions Provider and the Official Wi-Fi Analytics Provider of the National Football League.

“Fan expectations and demands for technology-driven experiences are evolving, and it’s our job to fulfill those expectations every game day. Our partnerships with innovative companies like Extreme allow us to stay ahead of the curve and support our efforts to provide every team in the NFL with a resource for leading stadium network technology. We’re excited to renew our partnership with Extreme and look forward to working together to deliver next-generation experiences for football fans everywhere for years to come.”

Michelle McKenna
Chief Information Officer, National Football League

Wi-Fi Engagement Insights From Super Bowl LVII and the 2022 NFL Season

Check out how NFL fans engaged over Wi-Fi last season and Super Bowl LVII- and how usage has grown over time.

Executive Panel: How Wi-Fi Transformed the Fan Experience at Gillette Stadium

Top 32 Network Moments of ’22 – ’23 NFL Season

What NFL game moments on the field drove the most Wi-Fi fan engagement in the stands?

We are extremely grateful for, and proud of our partnership with Verizon and Extreme Networks. This partnership has allowed us to provide a world-class connected experience for our spectators in our stadium that feels like home

Chip Suttles
Vice President of Technology, Seattle Seahawks

Reliable Wi-Fi is essential in order to get the most out of our investment in instant replay cameras, mobile ticketing and our mobile app. Raymond James Stadium was one of the first NFL venues to provide Wi-Fi for fans and over the last few years, the use of our networks has increased exponentially. Extreme Networks helped us elevate our stadium to the next level and truly deliver a championship caliber experience to our fans.

Brian Ford
COO, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

In-stadium, high density Wi-Fi connectivity that provides any guest unrestricted mobile access with a rich content experience was always the next frontier for the NFL. It’s also extremely helpful for us to have insight into how people are using the Wi-Fi at Gillette Stadium beyond the obvious platforms. Having that type of knowledge opens up opportunities.

Fred Kirsch
VP of Content, New England Patriots and Kraft Sports Productions

A great in-stadium experience is reliant on seamless connectivity – which Extreme Networks has made possible for our fans. We know we can rely on Extreme’s network to deliver not only at the stadium, but throughout our business operations at our facility.

Tom Murphy
Vice President Information Technology, New York Jets

At the time we chose Extreme Networks, they were the only manufacturer to have a purpose-built, in-stadium solution that was weatherproof for outdoor stadiums. With the past 5 years, our current relationship, and the purpose-built solution, it was a no brainer to go with Extreme.

Kenny Ansel
Director of Information and Technology, Green Bay Packers

From Connectivity to Actionable Insights

Wi-Fi connectivity in and around sports venues is a base-level expectation from today’s fans, and that investment in network infrastructure can provide more for an organization than just a desired service to the fans. Namely, the access to data analytics and business insights.

In this research report we explore key questions for sports leaders today:

– Where is the data coming from?
– What does the data tell us?
– Why is it valuable?”

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