The Charlotte Bobcats will deploy a wireless network in the new arena being built in the city, the Bobcats said Wednesday.
The Bobcats selected a wireless system from InnerWireless.
The team said the network will be used for both team operations as well as by fans.
The arena is set to open next fall. It also will host the Charlotte Sting of the WNBA and other events.
InnterWireless says its network is designed to eliminate dead spots within buildings and will support operations of local area networks as well as cell phones and hand-held devices.
“Enhancing the fan experience and emergency preparedness drove our decision to install the InnerWireless system in the New Charlotte Arena,” said Barry Silberman, executive vice president of arena development, operations and entertainment of the Bobcats, in a statement.
“InnerWireless serves all of our wireless communication needs, eliminating blind spots, and ensuring that first responders can communicate effectively throughout the arena in the event of an emergency,” he added. “We’re also excited that InnerWireless will support wireless applications ranging from food service and ticket management to complete media portability and wireless building automation systems.”
InnerWireless is based in Richardson, TX.