WiFi revamped at Trail Blazers games

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Monday, November 04, 2013

The Moda Center's revamped WiFi capability debuted to a rocky start.

While the new system installed over the summer had undergone a soft opening for a recent Winterhawks game, it had not experienced the broadband crunch of thousands packed into the arena.

Mike Janes, Blazers vice president of engineering and technology, called the WiFi "sporadic ... we want everybody to connect." Some fans also were not aware they needed, at least on some smartphones, to enter the device's settings to accept the free Toyota-sponsored WiFi connection.

A WiFi overhaul was perhaps the most-anticipated game experience change Blazers management introduced for the home opener.

Read more at OregonLive.com.

 

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