Stanford Athletics selects Extreme Networks and Comcast for Wi-Fi 6 networks

Stanford Athletics has selected Extreme Networks to deploy Wi-Fi 6 networks to improve the experience at both Stanford Stadium and Maples Pavilion.
Extreme Networks for data centersExtreme, working in partnership with Comcast Business, has deployed Wi-Fi 6 access points throughout the stadium and pavilion for providing connectivity.

Stanford Athletics is using ExtremeAnalytics to streamline game-day operations, troubleshoot network issues, and better visibility into Wi-Fi usage throughout the two venues to optimize the fan experience.

Stanford Stadium and Maples Pavilion host more than 100 events each year. The network allows Stanford to implement digital services such as mobile ticketing and a rollout of the new Stanford Athletics app with additional services planned in the future.

Comcast Business served as the systems integrator for the deployment and is providing the underlying connectivity for the network via its Metro Ethernet Dedicated Internet service.

“Extreme’s solutions are built for large venues, which makes it simple to deploy and get up and running quickly. Extreme is a market leader with demonstrated expertise providing connectivity – the backbone for creating a stellar fan experience,” Scott Cohen, Executive Director, Comcast Business Product Management.

“Stanford Athletics has taken a significant leap forward by modernizing its stadium with infrastructure to power more consumer-centric experiences such as mobile ticketing,” said John Brams, Vice President, Sports and Entertainment, Extreme Networks.