As per reports, Verizon Communications, Inc. (VZ) has been signed as the official 5G partner, Official Wireless Services Partner, and Official Mobile Edge Computing (MEC) Partner in the U.S for the National Hockey League in a multi-year agreement. The telecom giant has also been named as the Official Technology Partner for the League.
Verizon to work with arena operators to install Verizon 5G in select U.S. NHL arenas offering consumers demonstrations of this cutting-edge technology at NHL events. Also, the company will launch its pilot project for the development of a MEC use case for in-venue applications that will allow real-time access to video highlights enabled by Verizon 5G technology.
John Nitti, Chief Media Officer, Verizon stated,“5G Ultra Wideband opens up new opportunities for sports fans and now especially NHL fans to interact with their favorite teams and players, giving them the ability to watch the game from multiple angles, as well as get stats and fantasy scores on players through immersive fan experiences. Through our partnership with the NHL, we’re looking forward to highlighting solutions that enhance the fan experience and working together to build the next generation of hockey fandom no matter where you are.”
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