Aug 20 2014

Stadiumwide Wi-Fi Is a Win-Win Proposition [#Infographic]

A comprehensive stadium network upgrade can ease the bandwidth stress of gameday while enabling more online interactions for fans.

For rabid sports fans, having a solid online connection is just as important as getting a decent view of the game.

Watching sports hasn’t been a one-screen affair for years. Social networking has become a fundamental part of the sports experience, especially for those with a coveted, front-row seat, sharing pictures of the action with friends.

Today's stadiums need technology that can withstand the strain of thousands of cheering fans, all tweeting at once. But how do you prepare a robust wireless network to support so many simultaneous connections? A new infographic from #CDW provides some answers.

For example: To meet the need of their bandwidth-craving fans, the Georgia Dome deployed a wireless network capable of 1.5 megabit-per-second transfer rates for up to 28,000 of its guests. And the Kansas City Chiefs’ Arrowhead Stadium now has more than 600 wireless access points, accommodating wireless connections throughout the massive venue.

Read on to learn more about what a stadium network upgrade can provide to your biggest fans:

A Win-Win: Stadium Network Upgrades

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