Tag: Allegiant Stadium

Allegiant Stadium: Black Diamond

Allegiant Stadium, just off the Las Vegas Strip, has the flash to fit in with the city’s architecture. (Jason O’Rear/HNTB) Raiders’ home reflects the style of the franchise and its new city The exterior images of Allegiant Stadium, the sleek new $2 billion home of the Las Vegas Raiders, show a building that pops on the city’s famed Strip. White ribbons of LED lights accentuate the jet black outer walls. It’s a diamond in a city full of glitzy architecture. “It’s got a great feel both day and night,” said project architect Lanson Nichols. “It’s Vegas.” For now, though, it’s a split decision in the market regarding the venue’s two tenants. Vegas, like the rest of the country, is in recovery mode during the pandemic. This season, Allegiant Stadium is closed to the public for Raiders games, a decision team owner Mark Davis made.  That’s not the case for University […]

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Wi-Fi 6: It’s Not Just About the Speed

6 PACKED: SoFi Stadium in Inglewood, Calif., to open in July, will have Wi-Fi 6 access points installed by Cisco. (Getty Images) Next-generation technology will increase capacity for connections at stadiums The Wi-Fi 6 era has gotten its start in stadiums across the U.S. and will grow throughout 2020. • Just as 5G networks enhance cellular service, prominent new NFL stadiums in California and Nevada will both employ expansive next-generation local networks as Wi-Fi 6 expands elsewhere in the league as well as in Major League Soccer and college stadiums.  “If you are doing a brand-new environment, of course you will put in the latest, greatest technology,” said John Brams, Extreme Networks director of sports and entertainment. Extreme Networks was the first into the sports and entertainment Wi-Fi 6 landscape with a fall 2019 installation in the 22,000-seat BBVA Stadium for the MLS Houston Dynamo, the new West Texas A&M […]

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