Partnership comes as part of a major improvement project for the stadium
O2 has teamed with the new London Stadium to deliver high-speed internet to every seat in the stadium. The partnership comes amid a major improvement project which will enhance the stadium’s fibre backbone infrastructure with new high-speed data cabling.
The new WiFi access points use similar technology to that in The O2 Arena, Twickenham Stadium and the Coca-Cola London Eye and has been designed, installed and tested by O2 business.
As part of the introduction, the system will be tested during November and December, prior to a full launch in February 2020.
O2 director of business sales and service Katy Liddell said: “We’re very proud to be working with London Stadium to deliver fast, free, High Density Wi-Fi in such an iconic, multi-purpose venue.
“We know how important it is for people to rely on consistent connectivity, wherever they are – and we’re looking forward to helping sports and entertainment fans benefit from a seamless Wi-Fi service at every event and fixture.”
London Stadium CEO Graham Gilmore said: “We’re committed to providing a world-class event day experience all year round, whether you visit London Stadium to watch Premier League football, Major League Baseball, international athletics, or an amazing concert, our goal is for fans to have access to the fastest Wi-Fi of any stadium in the UK, direct from their seats.”