SEAT Global Magazine - Sports Industry Case Studies Issue 05 June/July 2017 Special Edition - Page 34

Redefining the fan experience begins with how we connect fans with the team, the arena, other fans and their personal networks. At the heart of it all is the robust network that delivers fast and secure connectivity to each fan in the arena.

-Kings Chief Technology Officer Ryan Montoya

Comprehensive Connectivity,

Delivered by CommScope

The Kings selected CommScope as a major technology partner for their new arena based on the company’s global industry leadership and previous experience developing advanced connectivity solutions for other major venues. In Golden 1 Center, CommScope delivered a comprehensive infrastructure that connects and supports virtually every communication and facility management function in the arena complex, including:

• 670 miles of TeraSPEED® ZWP single-mode fiber cabling for the network backbone

• 265 miles of SYSTIMAX® GigaSPEED® X10D copper cabling

LazrSPEED® Wideband Multimode Fiber (OM5) cabling in the command center

• More than 3,000 outlets

InstaPATCH® pre-terminated solutions throughout the facility

• Angled imVision® panels for future iPatch® infrastructure management deployment

• Plus racks, ladder racks, cable management devices and other equipment

CommScope helped create the backbone for Golden 1 Center to be the world’s most advanced arena. From an unprecedented Tier 4 data center in sports to the next generation connectivity through the entire campus, CommScope is helping us connect with fans like never before.

-Ryan Montoya

Chief Technology Officer

Sacramento Kings

CommScope also customized the infrastructure equipment rooms to match the colors of the Kings logo with purple cable, black hardware, and silver-gray doors and patch panels. The copper cable was also customized with “Sacramento Proud” imprinted on the sheathing.

Everyone communicates. It’s the essence of the human experience. How we communicate is evolving. Technology is reshaping the way we live, learn and thrive. The epicenter of this transformation is the network—our passion. Our experts are rethinking the purpose, role and usage of networks to help our customers increase bandwidth, expand capacity, enhance efficiency, speed deployment and simplify migration. From remote cell sites to massive sports arenas, from busy airports to state-of-the-art data centers— we provide the essential expertise and vital infrastructure your business needs to succeed. The world’s most advanced networks rely on CommScope connectivity. @SEATconference