Upgrading the Seattle Seahawks network infrastructure to improve the fan experience.
First and 10 gig
Rising data demands at Lumen Field required a network overhaul. To help reduce latency issues, Lumen upgraded the stadium to deliver more reliable broadcast connections and extend Wi-Fi support for the fans.
Connectivity and broadcast power to deliver a win for the fans
Rising data demands required network overhaul
Legacy servers and storage unable to handle diverse data needs
Live broadcasting required reliable network to reduce latency issues
Upgrade stadium with two 10 Gbps circuits
Hardware under the stadium seats to extend Wi-Fi connection
MPLS backbone to ensure failover without service interruption
Lumen® Vyvx® Broadcast Solutions for live broadcasting of games and events
Data utilization expected to increase by at least 10% per year
Supporting an average of over 6 TB of data a game over networks
Able to handle more devices with fewer bottlenecks
Vyvx data circuits provide a faster, more reliable connection for TV broadcasters
Improved application performance
What works for the Seattle Seahawks
10 Gbps fiber circuits
Data backbone supported by robust, redundant 10 Gbps circuits
“A good fan experience starts with connectivity. Lumen assisted in helping us deliver a best-in-class Wi-Fi solution at our stadium.”
Vice President of Technology, Seattle Seahawks
About the Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle, Washington. The organization has been a member of the National Football League since 1976. Lumen Field serves as the team’s home stadium.