Thursday, 21 January 2021 15:06

Perth stadium goes 5G with Optus Featured

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Optus has switched on 5G at Perth’s Optus stadium, giving sports and concert viewing fans 5G connectivity throughout key areas of the stadium.

Optus has completed its rollout of 5G within the stadium and the stadium pitch, with corporate suites and seating areas all receiving 5G connectivity.

Optus says it has also integrated 5G into the Optus Stadium Tour package, offering an immersive and interactive experience for tour patrons to enhance the stadium experience.

“Using a Samsung Galaxy S20 Ultra the tour will initially include a day to night view of the world’s most beautiful stadium, including the Stadium’s famous light show, using augmented reality run over 5G - with plans to launch additional content over the coming months,” Optus said on Thursday in its announcement of 5G.

“5G will be transformative in the home, at work and when we are at play, like cheering on your team or singing along to your favourite artist. We know people have been eager to get back into Optus Stadium with a full crowd and with Optus 5G now enabled throughout the stadium, fans will be able to connect at the speed of their excitement,” said Kelly Bayer Rosmarin, CEO, Optus.

Optus says 5G is an ideal network solution for stadiums with 5G enabling large numbers of users in a crowd to connect simultaneously, and part of its 5G network roll-out is to enable “innovative new experiences across multiple industries including sports and entertainment”.

“This next generation technology has the potential to revolutionise the way sport and live entertainment is enjoyed,” added Bayer Rosmarin said.

Optus says customers visiting Optus Stadium, who have a compatible handset, will benefit from the newly switched on 5G technology with faster download speeds and a more reliable video and app streaming experience.

“We believe in a Fans First philosophy at Optus Stadium and delivering 5G at the venue means the game day or concert night experience will be even better for fans,” Optus Stadium CEO Mike McKenna said.

Tommi Uitto, President of Mobile Networks at Nokia, said, “We are proud to support Optus in their pioneering efforts to deliver compelling 5G indoor and outdoor coverage at Optus Stadium.

“While access to public events has been impacted in the current environment, Optus’ 5G network will ensure extraordinary 5G experiences for all in readiness for spectators filling stadiums to capacity again.”


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