It is the first and largest end-to-end implementation of public Wi-Fi 6 in a European stadium. Extreme Networks is the official provider of Wi-Fi solutions for the Berlin Olympic Stadium, together with the partner PKN Datenkommunikations, in view of the European Football Championship EURO 2024.

Extreme will implement a high-performance Wi-Fi 6 network that meets UEFA’s venue and infrastructure requirements. The Berlin Olympic Stadium, inside the Olympic Park, was inaugurated on 1 August 1936.

The public installation will be the first and largest in Europe for Wi-Fi 6 technology, and will meet all the connectivity needs of spectators, staff and media attending concerts and sporting events for years to come. In addition, it will also manage the plant’s mission-critical connectivity.

Key Benefits are high performance Wi-Fi for a better viewer experience; thanks to the installation of ExtremeSwitching and over 1,000 ExtremeWireless access points, which cover 75,000 seats, the Berlin Olympic Stadium offers reliable Wi-Fi connectivity capable of managing real-time sharing of social media, video streaming and the use of mobile applications, including those for points of sale and ticket offices.

Scalable and secure connectivity: Extreme Fabric Connect, the solution that allows you to design, build, manage and troubleshoot networks, simplifies the development of new services such as the automatic configuration of new access points and the segmentation of the network to separate the activity of business users and viewers. Additionally, ExtremeGuest onboarding software provides viewers seamless access to Wi-Fi services with an extremely simple login process and social media integration.

Simplification of network management and maintenance: Extreme management software allows Berlin Olympic Stadium to manage all infrastructure from a single control panel, which provides the IT team with full visibility into the network and an easier process for deployment, scalability and service management.

Real-time insights and analytics: ExtremeAnalytics software provides granular visibility into how users, devices and applications interact with the Wi-Fi network.

Access to this data allows the Berlin Olympic Stadium to obtain valuable usage information and to optimize the network’s capabilities to improve the experience of spectators and officials. In the United States, Extreme has been the Official Wi-Fi Solution Provider for the National Football League since 2013 and Major League Baseball since 2021 and can therefore count on a solid experience in installing Wi-Fi networks to serve football spectators. sporting and entertainment events.

Published by Marco Perrotta

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