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Superbowl Stadium Upgrades to Israeli-Canadian Antennas So 72, 000 Fans Can Phone Home

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University of Phoenix Stadium, home of the National Football League’s Arizona Cardinals and location of this Sunday’s Superbowl, has been upgraded with antennas made by Canadian and Israeli Galtronics Corporation Ltd., a Baylin Technologies company which innovates antenna and communications solutions.

In preparation for Super Bowl XLIX, Galtronics’ antennas were selected for a major upgrade of the University of Phoenix Stadium’s DAS. The primary goal of the project was to enable the approximately 72, 000 fans that will fill the stadium to use their mobile devices for any purpose and enjoy a high-quality experience, whether during football’s most celebrated event; the Cardinals’ regular season; or the trade shows and conferences that are hosted at the venue throughout the year.

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The rollout included the recently announced narrow-beam EXTENT D5777i antenna, the industry’s first and only 30 degree/30 degree all-band stadium antenna that is specially designed to allow high sectorization within a venue. This enabled RF engineers to plan and implement a particularly dense network that can seamlessly handle high-capacity communications in University of Phoenix Stadium and provide the best possible wireless experience.

The company boasts that its EXTENT D5777i antenna has fast roll-off beams and minimal side lobes. It also covers a particularly broad frequency range of 698-960/1710-2700 MHz, making it an attractive and future-proof choice for wireless network deployments.

“Stadiums and arenas face an enormous challenge with events such as the Super Bowl. The massive amount of data traffic that is being generated demands systems with much higher wireless data capacity, ” said Ephraim Ulmer, CEO of Galtronics. “We are proud that our innovative, technology-leading DAS antennas, and especially our unique, narrow-beam 30 degree/30 degree antenna, have played a leading role to provide high capacity coverage at University of Phoenix Stadium, making the game an all that much more enjoyable experience for the fans.”

Construction of the DAS took place in October of last year. The final touches have been made in recent weeks to include enhanced coverage outside the stadium, with antennas placed on light poles and on the shell of the stadium. The upgrade is now complete and Super Bowl-ready.

“The D5777i (30 degrees/30 degrees) is part of our outstanding high-performance stadium/arena antennas portfolio, including the D5501i (30 degrees/60 degrees) and the D5778i (60 degrees/60 degrees). They are designed to perform to high specifications with the ability to support highest number of sectors at any venue, ” said Ben Bar, Galtronics Executive VP sales & Marketing.



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