IRVINE, Calif. /California Newswire/ — 5 Bars(TM) announced today they are building a carrier-grade Wi-Fi system for NRG Stadium at NRG Park: the premier sports, convention, tradeshow and entertainment complex located in Harris County, the cultural center and urban hub of Houston. NRG Park hosts over 5.5 million guests annually and is comprised of four large facilities; NRG Stadium seating 72,500 fans, NRG Center offering 1.4 million square feet of exhibition space, NRG Arena with 8,000 seats and 26,000 parking spaces and the Astrodome.
5 Bars is a premier provider of Wireless Master Plans for Counties, Cities and Large Scale Venues, develops comprehensive wireless strategies through a unique holistic view of all assets, coverage and capacity. 5 Bars(TM) will work with the Harris County Sports & Convention Corporation to plan, design, build and operate carrier-grade Wi-Fi with Extreme Networks(TM) access points. Carrier-grade Wi-Fi supports better levels of security in order to auto-authenticate, provide higher levels of quality service and discoverability.
5 Bars(TM) will install 802.11ac Wave 2 access points (APs), optimized for high-density deployments to address the network demands driven by mobility, smart devices, and the exploding wireless enabled internet of things (IoT).
"We are excited to work with 5 Bars(TM) to deliver a state-of-the art network and enhance the experience for our patrons, fans and guests," said Mark Miller, General Manager for NRG Park.
Attendees of the stadium will experience a profound improvement in wireless connectivity and data speeds with the carrier-grade Wi-Fi system. 5 Bars(TM) will design and engineer the wireless network to exceed requirements and specification parameters, to ensure NRG Stadium of Wi-Fi coverage and superior Wi-Fi capacity for mobile devices.
"The 5 Bars team brings over two decades of invaluable experience in deploying, maintaining and managing wireless networks. We believe with the right technology, leadership and dedication, high-density public venues such as stadiums can experience better, faster, most responsive and reliable wireless connectivity," said John Clarey, CEO for 5 Bars(TM).
5 Bars(TM) offers fully managed wireless solutions, including monitoring services, RF assessments, alarming, connection surveys, analytics, remote troubleshooting, break-fix, spares, on-site repair and event support.
About 5 Bars:
5 Bars(TM) is an Irvine, California based, privately held premier Wireless Master Plan and infrastructure company. 5 Bars(TM) provides wireless master planning, network development, ownership, and end-to-end management working with venue owners, Cities and Communities. 5 Bars(TM) delivers commercial indoor and outdoor distributed antenna systems (DAS), carrier-grade Wi-Fi networks, and small cell systems on behalf of properties and service providers.
For more information, visit: http://www.5bars.com/ – or call 5 Bars(TM) at: (949) 514-4617.
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