ExteNet Systems Extends Agreement as the Official Wireless Network Infrastructure Provider for American Hockey League
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ExteNet Systems Extends Agreement as the Official Wireless Network Infrastructure Provider for American Hockey League

By CIOReview | Thursday, February 4, 2016

CHICAGO, IL: In a latest announcement made, ExteNet Systems, an independent provider of distributed networks enabling outdoor and indoor wireless connectivity, renewed its previous agreement with the American Hockey League (AHL) as the official wireless network infrastructure provider. The extension of agreement will help ExteNet accelerate its growth and ensure continued leadership in distributed networks, which are utilized by wireless carriers to provide advanced wireless service for their customers. “We are excited to continue this partnership with the AHL and help improve wireless broadband connectivity for the teams and fans." said Jon Davis, Vice President of Business Development for ExteNet.

ExteNet has served as the AHL's wireless network infrastructure provider since 2013, working with AHL teams and venues to create opportunities for building and operating distributed networks in AHL arenas that enable 3G, 4G LTE and Wi-Fi based wireless services. "We are thrilled to continue our partnership with ExteNet. Bringing a world-class in-venue experience for our fans is of utmost importance for us," said Chris Nikolis, Executive Vice President of Marketing for the AHL. "ExteNet understands the needs of our teams and fans, and works hard to enhance and deliver networks in time for major events, while remaining a key resource for all our wireless communications infrastructure needs," added Nikolis

ExteNet currently enables advanced mobile connectivity via its distributed networks, each designed to support multiple wireless carriers, at the Dunkin' Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island, Webster Bank Arena in Bridgeport, Connecticut (and Wells Fargo Arena in Des Moines, Iowa. "Fans are using more data and video at sporting events than ever before," said Davis

ExteNet's renewed agreement with the AHL gives an idea of the company's continued growth and innovation in the wireless infrastructure industry. “Content sharing at sporting events outpaces network capacity requirements, putting tremendous strain on the network. With ExteNet, AHL arenas are poised to accommodate that wireless data and video demand, delivering the highest-order fan experience.” concluded Davis.