Philadelphia Eagles, Lincoln Financial Field, Everest Networks Set High Wi-Fi Performance Marks During NFL Season Opener

Mountain View, CA, October 18, 2018 –(PR.com)– Everest Networks has announced that the Philadelphia Eagles and Lincoln Financial Field’s home opener on Thursday, September 12, 2018 set record-breaking Wi-Fi usage numbers for a non-championship athletic event, trailing only Super Bowl 52 (16.31 TB) and Super Bowl 51 (11.8 TB).

With a sold-out venue, Lincoln Financial Field’s Wi-Fi network provided guest and carrier offload access to more than 47,000 visitors – which represented 68% of the attendance – and transferred over 10.8 TB of wireless traffic. A peak of almost 37,000 concurrent connections was observed, for a peak concurrent utilization rate of 54%, while the Wi-Fi network traffic briefly saturated the 10 Gbps stadium backbone connection under its heaviest load.

Following the impressive Wi-Fi performance at the NFC Championship Game on January 21, 2018 (8.76 TB), the team prepared for a high amount of traffic for the NFL season opener, but the end result came as a surprise. “The performance of Lincoln Financial Field’s Wi-Fi network has been enhanced in a major way thanks to Everest Networks’ wireless technology,” said John Pawling, Philadelphia Eagles Vice President of Information Technology. “On a night when we expected high Wi-Fi usage, the network handled the traffic without any issues and performed very well. Everest’s aerially mounted, multi-radio APs allowed us to deploy only five gigahertz in the bowl with fewer APs than what would be possible with conventional wireless products, which is proving to be a successful formula.”

Everest Networks’ fan-facing Wi-Fi network provides optimal performance with just 200 multi-radio access points installed in the bowl, all of which are positioned over-head, ensuring that Everest Networks’ High-Density solution provides the best value for stadium Wi-Fi.

“Lincoln Financial Field’s performance shows Everest Networks’ ability to deliver world-class Wi-Fi in the most challenging of high-density environments,” noted Simon Wright, Everest Networks Vice President of Marketing. “With our innovative APs, carrier offloading, and intelligent load and network balancing algorithms, stadium Wi-Fi is reaching higher standards. And with fewer APs than otherwise thought possible, our solution has once again delivered superior performance at a significantly lower cost.”

For more information, visit www.everestnetworks.com or email: [email protected]

About Everest Networks:
Venture-funded Everest Networks launched their industry leading High-Density Wi-Fi solution in 2017 and has achieved outstanding success so far by securing key reference sites in Tier-1 and major sporting venues. Everest Networks’ solution addresses today’s most pressing high-density issues: high user engagement, high network capacity, and fast throughput, whilst delivering a lower total cost of ownership. This makes Everest Networks’ Wi-Fi platform the best choice for venues such as stadiums, arenas, convention centers, shopping malls, transport hubs, auditoriums, campuses, and smart cities.

Contact Information:
Everest Networks
Simon Wright
408-300-9236
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www.everestnetworks.com

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