Bright House Networks, the sixth largest owner and operator of cable systems in the U.S. and the second largest in Florida, joined Orlando City Soccer Club’s community of Founding Partners as the Exclusive and Official Cable, Internet, Home Phone and Home Security Partner. Per Club policy, deal terms were not disclosed.
“Bright House Networks shares our same vision of providing the best services and hospitable experiences to our supporters respectively,” said Orlando City Founder and President Phil Rawlins. “Through this partnership, we will allow our supporters to stay connected at our stadium and enjoy interacting with each other during games.”
Bright House Networks will equip Orlando City’s new downtown stadium with best-in-class telecommunications services. Fans at the stadium will enjoy high capacity WiFi and Dedicated Internet for sending and receiving videos, pictures, and surfing the web at the game. Suites and common areas feature High Definition fiber-based video services, and stadium personnel will utilize Bright House Networks cloud-based Hosted Voice service for critical voice communication.
“As a major sponsor and supporter of sports in the communities we serve, we are excited as soccer fans to be Orlando City Soccer Club’s Official Cable, Internet, Phone and Home Security partner, ” said Craig Cowden, Chief Network Officer and SVP of Enterprise Solutions at Bright House Networks. “Bright House Networks products and services will enable every fan to share their experiences each time the Lions compete in their new stadium.”