Enabling High-Speed Mobile Fan Experience with Distributed Networks

Barclays Center, opened in 2012, is a multi-purpose indoor arena in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. It is part of a $4.9 billion business and residential complex now known as Pacific Park. The arena is home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets, the WNBA’s New York Liberty, and the NHL’s NY Islanders. The arena also hosts many concerts, conventions and other events throughout the year.

  • 700,000 square feet of mixed-use stadium space
  • Max seating capacity of 19,000
  • Home to the NBA’s Brooklyn Nets
  • Hosts 3+ million visitors each year

ExteNet designed and installed a DAS in the arena that supported service from all 4 major wireless carriers from day 1. The network accommodates staff and fans, who watch video, text, and post social media on their mobile devices before, during, and after the event. ExteNet, which was brought in as part of the initial design and construction phase, met an aggressive schedule, and delivered a turnkey network that aligns naturally into the arena’s one of kind design.