Campuses expanding stadium Wi-Fi access

Many campuses are extending wireless networks to athletic facilities.

College students arrive on campus with two or three internet-ready mobile devices—and they all expect trouble-free internet access, not only in dorms and classrooms, but also increasingly in campus athletic stadiums.

To meet the demands of students and other game-day attendees, while providing a more interactive experience for fans of college sports, many colleges and universities are upgrading their wireless access so that fans can text, upload photos and videos, and get real-time information without waiting for bogged-down campus networks to respond.

Extending wireless service to campus stadiums also benefits coaches who have wireless access in locker rooms and vendors conducting point-of-sale transactions at the venue.…Read More

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