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Tennessee Titans Enhance Fan Experience with In-Stadium Wi-Fi and Analytics from Extreme Networks
Posted: Mon Jul 21, 2014 02:27:18 PM

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Fast Wi-Fi and Network Powered Analytics to Dramatically Improve Game Day Experience from the Sidelines to the Press Box

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Extreme Networks, Inc. (Nasdaq: EXTR) and PCM Inc. (Nasdaq: PCMI) today announced that the companies were selected by the Tennessee Titans of the National Football League (NFL) to outfit Nashville's LP Field with its IdentiFi high performance Wi-Fi technology. The relationship follows a comprehensive evaluation of leading wireless LAN technology by the Titans. Extreme Networks was recently named the Official Wi-Fi Analytics Provider of the NFL.

The Tennessee Titans have made seamless mobile connectivity with Wi-Fi a leading enhancement for fans and media throughout its facilities, and Extreme Networks, along with Wi-Fi solutions and technology provider PCM, will deliver a robust wireless platform. The technology will provide fans with the capability to seamlessly access mobile services and custom applications on game day. Concurrently, the Titans technology staff will have access to rich data analytics and visibility into the network.

Key Facts

  • Extreme Networks and PCM will install its high-density IdentiFi Wireless solution to provide Wi-Fi access that is made available for free to all fans and across LP Field, including the seating areas, club level, suites, press box, locker rooms and concourse.
  • The Extreme Wi-Fi system is designed to support all high density requirements, including high-speed connections for streaming content and uploading photos, support of social engagement, in-venue mobile application delivery for value added services and efficient multicast video delivery with unicast-like performance and reliability.
  • Extreme's Wi-Fi analytics technology provides the Titans with unprecedented near real-time visibility into what fans expect from their in-stadium experience.
  • Extreme Networks analytics platform delivers deep insight and intelligence during the game to measure the fans experience and engagement with their mobile devices. Real time data and analysis shows the applications, web sites and social media interactions that are in demand.

Executive Perspectives

Don MacLachlan, Executive Vice President of Administration and Facilities, Tennessee Titans

"Our fans are our number one priority, so being able to provide an enhanced experience for them is a tremendous opportunity. The partnership with Extreme will not only positively change the in-game atmosphere but will also allow us to garner deeper insights into how fans interact with their devices while they are in the stadium. Extreme's Wi-Fi and analytics solution is unparalleled and we are confident we will receive encouraging feedback."

Michelle McKenna-Doyle, CIO, NFL

"The NFL is committed to utilizing next-generation technology to help improve the fan experience in stadium. Extreme Networks' Wi-Fi analytics technology is part of the NFL's overall plan to improve the stadium experience with enhanced Wi-Fi connectivity."

Norman Rice, Senior Vice President of Corporate Development, Extreme Networks

"Today's sports fan wants to share their experiences at games in real-time and they expect a high level of connectivity that provides them the comfort and convenience to do so. Extreme is committed to driving the Experience Economy by providing a great user experience with simple, fast and smart technologies that empower organizations to deliver excellence. The Titans have the cutting-edge technology in place to offer a more connected experience for fans, and in turn, they will receive vital network insights into fan behavior and how to provide a more immersive experience for those attending LP Field."

Stephen W. Moss, President Services, PCM

"Our partnership with Extreme Networks enables organizations that are serious about blending technology into a world-class fan experience to implement and maintain high density Wi-Fi without the complexity of traditional networks. PCM's work with the Tennessee Titans provides simplicity and peace of mind through a simple, centralized, and yet sophisticated Wi-Fi management system, ultimately enhancing the fan experience during games."

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