Comcast Wires Nashville's Bridgestone Arena
Comcast Cable and the Nashville Predators have worked out a deal for Comcast to bring multi-gigabit Internet connection to Bridgestone Arena and Ford Ice Center, home to Nashville Predators as well as the Scott Hamilton Skating Academy in Nashville.
The arena will get the infrastructure for dedicated Comcast Internet service and cloud-based services for the whole team. Predators fans will also get complimentary fast WiFi so that they can access the Internetas well as the Nashville Predators app and social media.
Comcast also provides television service for the arena's offices, restaurant and concourses. Comcast already provides Internet and other services to the Atlanta Braves, Tennessee Titans, Memphis Grizzlies and San Francisco 49ers and schools, hospitals, and other businesses.
As the United States' largest cable company, Comcast offers Ethernet, Internet, Wi-Fi, Voice, and TV to customers across the country.
The Bridgestone Arena is pretty busy too. It has hosted concerts for the Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Elton John, Billy Joel, Tim McGraw, Garth Brooks, Keith Urban, KISS, Metallica and Lady Gaga in addition to hockey games. The Nashville Predators joined the National Hockey League on May 4, 1998 as their 27th team.
In addition to Comcast providing Internet, video and voice, Comcast also owns NBC and Universal Studios.