Major U.S. MSOs have deployed more than 100,000 Wi-Fi hotspots as they look to add value to their broadband service tiers. That strategy has also opened opportunities for operators to offer free Wi-Fi access at major sporting venues.
Comcast has just lit such a network covering major congregation spots in the outfield areas of Citizens Bank Park, home of the Philadelphia Phillies. The Phillies' home opener isn't until Friday, April 5, but the Wi-Fi network is up and running and will be accessible Friday night (March 29), when the first of the team's final two spring training games comes to Citizens Bank Park. We took a look around earlier this week to check out the new Wi-Fi set-up. Click "next" to start your tour.