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Verizon, Lions Make Upgrades To Wi-Fi At Ford Field, Increasing System's Capacity

Published 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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