Horizon Communications provides a first of its kind WiFi network throughout England and Wales to support all official Rugby World Cup Fan Zones

Jan 27, 2016, 08:00 ET from Horizon Communications Technologies

IRVINE, Calif., Jan. 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Horizon, based in Los Angeles and London, provided WiFi in 14 Fan Zones during the 6 week tournament. "We worked with global sponsors, England 2015 and event operators to create a complete solution for fan facing WiFi as well as monetization for the sponsors," stated Mike DeGraw CEO of Horizon. "It was a first of its kind both from the size of the sporting event as well as the technical architecture."

Horizon utilized Samsung wireless equipment and controllers and leveraged Level 3 Communications for collocation of the controllers and Internet connectivity.

"This was a great event to continue growing our UK business," said DeGraw.

About Horizon

Horizon Communications Technologies is a technology integrator specializing in sporting venues, concert halls, shopping malls and hospitality throughout the US and UK.
Visit us at www.horizon-com.com.


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