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Verizon to deploy private 5G networks across NHL arenas

February 19, 2024

U.S. carrier Verizon and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced a multi-year sponsorship renewal under which the telco will continue to be the league’s official partner in the 5G field.

Additionally, as an official technology partner for the NHL, Verizon has been selected to deploy private 5G networks across NHL arenas to help game day operations roll out new solutions to advance the sport and improve the overall fan experience.

Kyle Malady, CEO of Verizon Business, said: “Our collaboration with the NHL showcases what transformative network connectivity can bring to venues and fans alike. Having a forward-looking partner in the NHL opens up significant opportunities from an operational standpoint, when you look at the business of professional hockey, to enhancing in-game efficiencies and the fan experience.”

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