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Extreme Networks, NFL extend Wi-Fi partnership through 2024

Extreme Networks has already deployed access points and/or ExtremeAnalytics software across 24 NFL stadiums Extreme Networks has extended its partnership with the National Football League (NFL)through 2024. The company will continue to provide Wi-Fi network solutions and analytics for the league, adding new Wi-Fi 6 deployments along...

5G and MEC let Super Bowl fans join in on the game from their phones

Verizon's MEC platform moves AWS compute and storage services to the edge of the network Days before this year’s Super Bowl at Miami’s Raymond James Stadium, Verizon Vice President of Device Technology Brian Mecum told RCR Wireless News that fans will have access to a...

NFL’s UWB contact tracing sensors will operate in the C-Band this season

As many organization turn to tech to help in adjusting to operating during a global pandemic, the Federal Communications Commission has granted the National Football League permission to temporarily use C-Band spectrum during the 2020-2021 football season for low-power, body-worn wireless sensors for players...

Feats of (network) strength: Extreme Networks’ play-by-play on Super Bowl data use

  While the Kansas City Chiefs—from Missouri, by the way—and the San Francisco 49ers went head-to-head at the Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, another impressive show of strength and endurance was taking place. To be clear, I’m talking about signal strength, both cellular and Wi-Fi. This...

Verizon 5G goes live in 13 NFL stadiums in time for season kickoff

Verizon CEO: "We expect the impact on the sports entertainment industry to be massive" As the NFL’s 100th season approaches, Verizon is preparing to bring its 5G Ultra Wideband service to 13 NFL stadiums, with additional deployments announced throughout the season. When used with a...

Deloitte: Mobile usage shifting from “addiction” to “etiquette”

Deloitte survey of mobile usage trends sees high penetration among the young; fast growth among elders Mobile device usage patterns are jelling into a natural "etiquette" for device use that includes heavy use and frequent checking of devices -- but some usage appears to have...

Telecom Tweets of the Week: Big Phish

Google users had a collective panic attack this week when someone put together a massive phishing attack that used malicious links to a non-Google-Docs app that was.named "Google Docs". Diabolical. About 1 million users were affected, and although Google was on top of the issue...

Verizon zero-rates NFL Mobile content

In an expansion of its zero-rating program, Verizon is now allowing postpaid customers to stream NFL Mobile content without hitting data buckets Verizon Wireless is expanding its zero-rating of data to its NFL Mobile application, allowing customers to watch live local and prime-time games via...

IoT era dawns for NFL with player-tracking sensors

The way NFL teams gather in-game statistics is about to change dramatically with the help of the “Internet of Things.” When the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots take on the Pittsburg Steelers in Gillette Stadium to open the 2015 season, the teams will...

Verizon expands NFL to all; Go90 plans reportedly on deck

NFL Mobile app now free for all customers as reports indicate imminent launch of video service Just ahead of the expected launch of a mobile-focused video platform, Verizon Wireless is expanding access to its exclusive agreement with the National Football League to stream NFL games. Verizon...

DAS and small cells from AT&T connect Super Bowl

Glendale-area stadium, hotels, convention centers get new hardware for big game In the run-up to the biggest football game of the year, international telco AT&T has upgraded the distributed antenna system at the University of Phoenix stadium in Glendale, Ariz., while also dropping some 23...

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