Xirrus established as leading provider of wireless networks for sporting events



Xirrus have enhanced their reputation as the leading wireless network provider for major sporting occasions, with two more prestigious events.

Ryder Cup 2014
Ryder_CupXirrus, Ryder Cup 2014Xirrus will partner with Ryder Cup Europe to be the Official Wi-Fi Network Supplier to The 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles, Scotland.

As part of the agreement, Xirrus will deploy Access Points and Arrays throughout the entire Gleneagles site, providing fans with access to on-demand video, interactive content, social sharing applications and location-based services.

Richard Hills, European Ryder Cup Director, said: “From a technology perspective, Xirrus was able to meet the very specific requirements of the golf course environment, providing us with complete coverage and the ability to handle huge capacity and bandwidth demands with no dropouts.”

CheltenhamThe Jockey Club: Cheltenham Festival
Xirrus’ Wi-Fi solution was chosen for this year’s Cheltenham Festival (11th-14th March). Over 235,000 race goers attended the four day festival and benefited from free wireless access with a simple sign-up process.

Ian Renton, Regional Director of the South West region of Jockey Club Racecourses, said: “Every year at Cheltenham we look to enhance the experience we offer our racegoers. Being able to provide free Wi-Fi is a fantastic innovation for our customers.”

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