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Verizon, Lions Make Upgrades To Wi-Fi At Ford Field, Increasing System's CapacityPublished in SportsBusiness Daily on 02 / 24 / 17
Verizon, which installed the Wi-Fi system at Ford Field in '12, said that it has "quadrupled capacity in the 65,000-seat stadium" to address the system's problems, according to Frank Witsil of the DETROIT FREE PRESS. Verizon "drilled into the concrete walls, pulled cables throughout the stadium, and...
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The S.F. Planning Commission approved plans for an 80- foot-long, 40-foot-high Coca-Cola bottle in a children''s play area at Pac Bell Park, "overcoming objections that it would spread corporate influ
Broncos QB John Elway will be featured in a 30-second TV ad debuting Saturday, and will be "encouraging voters in the six-county metro area to approve a tax to help build" a new stadium for the Bronco
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S.F. Mayor Willie Brown formally announced that John Wasson will lead the 49ers stadium-mall project at Candlestick Point. Wasson supervised the construction of Bank One Ballpark and Gund Arena (S.F.
The NY Court of Appeals refused to "consider an appeal of the Yankee Stadium referendum" to block city funding for a new Manhattan stadium, according to Frank Lombardi of the N.Y. DAILY NEWS. The cour
Broncos Owner Pat Bowlen "poured $300,000 more into the campaign to win voter approval for a taxpayer-funded stadium," bringing his stake in the ballot issue to $650,000, according to Burt Hubbard of