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Global communications services amplify bandwidth for fans, coaches and players.

Upping the bandwidth game

The Buccaneers partnered with Lumen to find a reliable single-vendor network solution to consolidate infrastructure and support on-demand bandwidth increases for 65,000 fans on game day.

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Building an infrastructure designed for growth

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What works for the Buccaneers

Internet Services

Lumen® Internet Services

Increased network agility, performance and reliability



Flexible and secure any-to-any, point-to-point WAN connections

Voice Solutions

Lumen® Voice Complete®

Simplified communications with integrated voice and SIP trunking

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We have a lot of day-to-day moving parts, and we would not be able to achieve our goals without Lumen.”


—Sam Hart

Director of IT, Tampa Bay Buccaneers

Buccaneers Director of IT Sam Hart standing inside Raymond James Stadium

About the Buccaneers

Based in Florida, the Buccaneers are Tampa Bay’s professional football team. Their home field at Raymond James Stadium seats 65,000 fans and relies on connectivity for peak game day operations—from livestreams to real-time statistics.

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