Cox to provide 'fastest optical internet' at Raiders' Las Vegas home

Posted at 11:42 AM, Jan 07, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-07 17:10:33-05

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The Raiders' new home in Las Vegas will come equipped with pretty good internet.

The NFL team announced Tuesday that Cox Business will be providing Allegiant Stadium with "the fastest optical internet service available," according to a press release.

In order to make that a reality, the Raiders' new home will be covered by 1,700 Wi-Fi access points and 40-gigabit optical internet connections that Cox Business says will provide high-speed bandwidth for every mobile device in the stadium. According to the company, Cox will also power nearly 2,200 Cisco Vision dynamic screens and signs stadium-wide.

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Allegiant Stadium, which is currently under construction, is set to have 65,000 seats.

"We're proud to be a part of Las Vegas' evolution towards the sports and entertainment capital of the world – continued by delivering a truly connected experience for Allegiant Stadium visitors," said Steve Rowley, executive vice president, Cox Business.

Cox, a founding partner for the Las Vegas Raiders, will provide high-speed connections at Allegiant Stadium and at the team's soon-to-be-completed headquarters