Man City Goes WiFi

4 April 2014

Man City The popular football team Manchester City has launched a WiFi network for supporters at Etihad Stadium.

This is the latest move by the club, whose digital innovations include apps for visiting fans and information on who cut particular players hair, and what pub car park they'll be probably be throwing up in later that evening.

Possibly.

Because spending a small fortune to support a football team just isn't enough for some folk anymore, they can now check emails while watching a game.

It's the first of its kind to be offered at a Premier League ground. Even though Liverpool did trial something similar, but had no view to extending across the whole of Anfield Stadium.

Said Man City marketing director Diego Gigliani: "The launch of High-Density Wi-Fi allows us to offer free, high speed Internet access to all our fans, marking an important step forward in Manchester City's drive to become the most technologically and digitally advanced football club in the world,"

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TOPICS:   UK News

3 comments

  • Matt
    Sarcasm aside, thus week be a boon to a lot of fans, it's impossible to get a decent data connection at football and that can be very frustrating when you're trying to keep track of other results that are relevant to your team's fate.
  • maxtweenie
    Maybe with all the empty seats people will go there instead of McDonalds for their free wi-fi. Emptyhad.
  • dvdj10
    Do you really think it's intended for people to check their e-mails Ian? Why does this blog have to constantly be cynical and try and make jokes about everything. Living in Manchester and being a Red I can still admit that this is a good idea, they're trying to encourage people to use social media and build their (lacking) brand. Plus they'd only need a couple of routers to support the number of fans in the empty-head stadium.

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