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American Airlines upgrades digital fan experience

5 March 2014

American Airlines Center said it has worked with AT&T (NYSE: T) to upgrade the fan experience and bring spectators closer to the action than ever before, launching a new Wi-Fi network at the 21,000-plus seat facility with more than 315 new AT&T Wi-Fi access points.

The AT&T Wi-Fi network is broadcast using Aruba equipment and facilitated by Aruba mobility controllers.

American Airlines Center is now equipped with more than 315 AT&T Wi-Fi access points allowing fans to connect, share on social networks and engage with teams throughout the facility including the seat, concourse and concession stand areas.

The Wi-Fi service is complimentary. Wi-Fi data usage does not count toward AT&T users´ monthly data plans. AT&T customers with a Wi-Fi enabled AT&T smartphone or tablet can connect through an auto-authentication process to the Wi-Fi network – no setup or log-in required.

AT&T is a premier communications holding company and one of the most honored companies in the world. The company is a provider of wireless, Wi-Fi, high speed Internet, voice and cloud-based services. Its website is at or on Twitter at @ATT, on Facebook at and YouTube at

Aruba Networks is a provider of next-generation network access solutions for the mobile enterprise. The company´s Mobile Virtual Enterprise (MOVE) architecture unifies wired and wireless network infrastructures into one seamless access solution for corporate headquarters, mobile business professionals, remote workers and guests. To learn more, visit Aruba at


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