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Success Story

Worcester Warriors benefit from stadium wide Wi-Fi

  • Industry: Leisure
  • Location: Worcestershire
  • Employees: 100

A number of the improvements we have made at Sixways required a high-speed Wi-Fi link and we are grateful to EBC Group for helping us to deliver this. It’s the most advanced Wi Fi in the Gallagher Premiership, being created through significant investment, offering the best fan experience possible.

Peter Kelly Managing Director, Worcester Warriors

Worcester Warriors

Worcester Warriors are a Premiership Rugby Club that play at the Sixways Stadium. Established in 1871 the club have a long and proud history. The new owners have invested significant sums into both the playing side, ground and facilities.

EBC Group are the official IT partner to Worcester Warriors and have implemented a range of IT services as well providing IT support. We have also supported the club for a number of years and sponsor the first team shirt, the VIP hospitality suite EBC XV Club as well as the EBC Fanzone.

More information can be found on their website.

Worcester Warriors rugby players celebrating

EBC Group provide Worcester Warriors have worked closely with Worcester Warriors to provide a range of IT services during a period of upgrades and innovation for the club.

EBC Group provide a a full range managed IT services for Worcester Warriors, including:

  • IT infrastructure
  • Full IT Support
  • On-site matchday IT engineer
  • Future-proofed systems with the ability to work remotely

Following a range of IT upgrades and support provided by EBC Group, Worcester Warriors were looking to further enhance the matchday experience for supporters and commercial functions, by installing new high-speed connectivity and business grade Wi-Fi throughout Sixways Stadium.

Challenge

To provide high-speed, secure connectivity and Wi-Fi across the entire stadium

 

Solution

Installed state-of-the-art Xirrus Wi-Fi technology; designed for use outside in large crowded venues

Benefits

Provides the most advanced Wi-Fi in the Gallagher Premiership and offers the best fan experience possible

Approach

State-of-the-art Xirrus Wi-Fi technology, which is designed for use in outside venues and other large crowded areas. Our skilled team of IT technicians configured the network across the stadium .

  • Up to 75% less cabling and equipment
  • Ability to grow and add capacity as Wi-Fi needs increase
  • Cloud portal ensures simple deployment and application control

Results

The Xirrus Access Points and network configuarations ensure that users get maximum bandwidth even with thousands of people are accessing at the same time or using high-demand media or apps.

  • Maximum bandwidth available around the stadium
  • Unprecedented reliability and performance
  • Ability to grow and add capacity as Wi-Fi needs increase

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