Lisle, IL – November 13, 2012 – ExteNet Systems, Inc., a leader and innovator in the implementation and operation of distributed networks, today announced the completion of a new outdoor distributed network at the Circuit of The Americas™,the new purpose-built Grand Prix racing and multi-purpose entertainment facility located in Austin, Texas.
The extensive outdoor distributed antenna system (DAS) was designed around the state-of-the-art 3.4-mile circuit, which will host approximately 240,000 fans over its three-day opening event, the 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX, Nov.16-18.
Ross W. Manire, President and CEO of ExteNet Systems stated, “We are pleased to be a part of this exciting and unique venue. We are confident that Circuit of The Americas (COTA) guests will thoroughly appreciate the enhanced event experience on their mobile devices made possible by our distributed network.”
“Our world-class facility is designed for any class of racing from motor power to human power, as well as a variety of entertainment and business events,” Circuit President Steve Sexton explained. “ExteNet Systems will help us provide advanced wireless services for the cellular providers throughout our venue, while creatively maintaining the aesthetics we sought to achieve.”
“ExteNet’s distributed network at COTA utilizes advanced network elements interconnected by fiber optics which are strategically and unobtrusively located throughout the venue to deliver high performance 4G services for the cellular providers,” said Ron Fangio, ExteNet Systems Executive Director of Business Development.
About ExteNet Systems, Inc.
Lisle, IL-based ExteNet Systems, Inc. designs, builds, owns and operates distributed networks in key strategic markets for use by wireless carriers and venue owners. Using distributed antenna systems (DAS), small cell and other technologies, ExteNet networks enhance coverage and capacity and enable superior wireless service in both outdoor and indoor environments. Primary markets addressed by ExteNet include outdoor distributed networks for use by wireless carriers, and a host of indoor verticals, including sports and entertainment venues, commercial real estate, healthcare, higher education, hospitality and government agencies. For more information, visit www.extenetsystems.com.
“ExteNet” is a registered trademark of ExteNet Systems, Inc.
About Circuit of The Americas
Circuit of The Americas is a world-class destination for performance, education and business. It is the first purpose-built Grand Prix facility in the United States designed for any and all classes of racing, from motor power to human power, and is home to the 2012 FORMULA 1 UNITED STATES GRAND PRIX™ set for Nov. 16-18. Racing series joining the Circuit’s 2013 line-up include MotoGP™, V8 Supercars™ and GRAND-AM Road Racing™. The Circuit of The Americas’ master plan features a variety of permanent structures designed for business, education, entertainment and race use. Its signature element is a 3.4-mile circuit track. Other support buildings include an expansive outdoor live music space, an iconic 251-foot tower with observation deck, an events and conference center, a banquet hall as well as a state-of-the-art medical facility. For more information and downloadable video, audio and photos, visit: www.CircuitofTheAmericas.com.