CommScope reports that its fiber optic and copper cabling has been installed in Allegiant Stadium, the new 65,000-seat home of the Las Vegas Raiders.
Per the company, CommScope supplied227 miles of fiber and more than 1.5 million ft of copper cable that will enable the stadium to offer the “ultimate experience for Raiders fans,” with more than 2,400 screens, 1,700 Wi-Fi access points, and Allegiant Stadium’s Distributed Antenna System (DAS). The 100 G fiber backbone and 10 G Cat. 6A copper will deliver connectivity for critical stadium systems and applications such as security cameras, fire and safety, HVAC and lighting controls, wayfinding, ticketing, concessions, merchandise and parking.
“CommScope’s fiber optic cabling delivers the high-bandwidth connectivity needed for a truly compelling and interactive Las Vegas Raiders fan experience,” said a Raiders spokesperson. “This includes 4K-ready video replays, as well as live streams captured by multiple cameras. With CommScope fiber, Allegiant Stadium is well positioned for the future and ready to accommodate an ever-increasing number of standard client devices such as smartphones and tablets, along with evolving technology like AR glasses and virtual reality (VR) helmets.”
The CommScope fiber brings connectivity to all 10 levels of Allegiant Stadium, from the event level to the semi-translucent ETFE roof. Fans can use their Raiders mobile app throughout the facility to find parking spaces, locate concession stands, order food directly to their seats and share their experience on social sites via live streamed videos. CommScope’s copper cabling will connect in-house applications while its coaxial cables will connect the new DAS system. CommScope notes that it is one of the few companies that can provide a comprehensive portfolio of Wi-Fi, fiber and copper infrastructure.