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Comcast Business Using Gig-Fast Speeds to Power Fan Experience for Kansas City Arena

Independence, MO

One-gig symmetrical bandwidth Ethernet connection enables fast, reliable connectivity.

Comcast Business today announced the launch of its dedicated Ethernet connection in Silverstein Eye Centers Arena to deliver improved internet and voice services to the venue. One - gig symmetrical bandwidth will support enhanced Wi - Fi throughout the arena, enabling fans to stay connected while at the venue and offer dynamic digital experiences that help keep them coming back. Comcast Business’ dedicated Ethernet connection and increased bandwidth positively affect s fan engagement during an event with many users online at the same time. The enhanced capacity of the Wi-Fi system will also provide coverage for electronic ticketing scanners and will also make it easier for guests to access social media platforms while at the arena.

With the addition of the dedicated Ethernet connection, Comcast Business is helping Silverstein Eye Centers Arena address a significant need. Receptive to venue patrons’ and employees’ desire for fast, reliable internet connections in the arena, Silverstein Eye Centers Arena called on Comcast Business to develop a customized solution that would help sustain facility operations and the interactive experiences fans crave at concerts, sports games and other special events.

“We are embarking on an exciting time at the arena, and the upgrades underway to modernize our facility will play a major role in reinforcing Silverstein Eye Centers Arena as the premier destination for sports and entertainment,” said Larry Hovick, arena general manager. “Not only are we kicking off a new season with the Kansas City Mavericks, but we’re also celebrating the arena’s 10th anniversary, a milestone made more special by the enhancements to our facility. We value Comcast Business’ partnership in bringing these celebrations to life and helping create a venue where patrons can connect and share memorable experiences.”

Silverstein Eye Centers Arena is host to a variety of sports, entertainment and recreational events with year-round concerts and action-packed hockey, soccer and indoor football games for home teams such as the Kansas City Mavericks, Comets and Phantoms. The arena will continue to unveil new features as these seasons progress and event rosters fill up over the next several months.

“Our team prides itself on the ability to tap into the specific needs of customers of all sizes, scaling our services to create efficient and productive solutions for Fortune 500 company headquarters, bustling arenas and local small business alike,” said Kalyn Hove, vice president of business services at Comcast Business. “We’re pleased to do just that at Silverstein Eye Centers Arena and be a part of this transformative time for the venue by supporting its vision for a world - class fan experience rooted in connectivity and convenience.”