STAMFORD, Conn. and ORLANDO, Fla., March 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Today, Spectrum Enterprise announced a new partnership with Orlando City Stadium to provide enterprise-grade networking and managed services, including managed Wi-Fi, fiber internet access, and hosted voice, in the Stadium’s new state of the art soccer facility. Orlando City Stadium serves as the home of Orlando City SC of Major League Soccer (MLS), Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL).
Designed with community, passion and technology in mind, Orlando City Stadium selected Spectrum Enterprise to enhance the game day experience for each and every fan. This ongoing collaboration ensures that individual fans can easily send and receive videos, pictures, and surf the web at the game for an enriched event, while the team will additionally benefit from simplified operations long-term, including:
- Fast and reliable access to Wi-Fi: Spectrum Enterprise provides scalable, end-to-end managed Wi-Fi services throughout the stadium to enable a connected fan base to share their experiences on social networks, live stream events and participate in larger conversations happening beyond the arena’s walls.
- More convenient and seamless entry: A ticketless entry system, supported by Spectrum Enterprise’s managed Wi-Fi service, enables efficient access and reliable ticketing through fan’s smartphones or other connected devices.
- "Always-on" fan loyalty mobile application: Spectrum Enterprise powered connectivity provides access to the LionNation fan loyalty mobile application that enables live check-ins, sharing and discounts through a points system accumulated from ticket, concession and memorabilia purchases within the stadium.
- Enhanced collaboration for Orlando City Stadium employees and partners: Additionally, Spectrum Enterprise delivers a cloud-based hosted voice service to the Stadium’s corporate environment to improve the way employees connect with each other, as well as work more seamlessly with vendors and sponsors.
"Across all major sports and every geography, fans demand a more connected experience, wanting to be present in the moment, while, at the same time, maintaining access to the digital world," said Satya Parimi, Group Vice President, Data and Cloud Products, Spectrum Enterprise. "Orlando City Stadium will serve as a model for other arenas where high capacity fiber internet and an end to end managed Wi-Fi infrastructure can eliminate bandwidth and connectivity issues previously associated with game day. It’s a win-win for everyone!"
"We want every one of our fans to have an unforgettable experience every time they come to watch one of our teams on their home turf," said Renato Reis, Chief Information Officer, Orlando City SC. "Spectrum Enterprise’s strong presence throughout central Florida and proven track record of successfully executing large-scale deployments, make them the ideal partner to help us achieve this goal for the 2017 season and beyond."
Spectrum Enterprise is a top provider of Fiber Internet Access, Ethernet and Managed Wi-Fi services in the state of Florida and offers thousands of access points in both commercial and public deployments. Spectrum Enterprise is also supporting enterprise-grade solutions for a variety of business types, organizations and industries. More information is available at enterprise.spectrum.com.
About Spectrum Enterprise
Spectrum Enterprise, a division of Charter Communications, is a national provider of scalable, fiber-based technology solutions serving many of America’s largest businesses and communications service providers. The broad Spectrum Enterprise portfolio includes networking and managed services solutions: Internet access, Ethernet access and networks, Voice and TV solutions, Managed Application, Cloud Infrastructure and Managed Hosting Services. Our industry-leading team of experts works closely with clients to achieve greater business success by providing these right-fit solutions designed to meet their evolving needs. For more information, visit enterprise.spectrum.com.
About Orlando City SC: After winning three USL-Pro regular season championships and two post-season titles over a four-year span, Orlando City SC quickly set the standard for professional soccer clubs, both on and off the field, and was awarded the 21st franchise in Major League Soccer (MLS) on Nov. 19, 2013. The Club began MLS play in Central Florida in 2015, setting league attendance records for an expansion side in its first season and has welcomed over 60,000 fans for consecutive season-opening matches in 2015 and 2016.
The Lions, who held the second highest average attendance in the league for the second consecutive season, will begin play in a privately funded, state-of-the-art downtown stadium in the 2017 MLS season.
Orlando City SC also operates Orlando Pride of the National Women’s Soccer League (NWSL) and Orlando City B of the United Soccer League (USL), which both began play in 2016. For more information, visit www.orlandocitysc.com, www.orlando-pride.com or www.orlandocityb.com.
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