FANS TO SCORE FREE WI-FI AS NRL LAUNCHES AT ANZ STADIUM
Tuesday 3 March 2014 SYDNEY sports fans step in to an exhilarating new era from NRL opening weekend as a FREE and uninterrupted Wi-Fi service at ANZ Stadium changes the event experience forever. As a spectacular NRL triple-header kicks off the new season from 6-9 March, fans will be able to
in the interactive playground that is ANZ Stadium following a partnership with Telstra and internationally-renowned stadium Wi-Fi provider Cisco. ANZ Stadium is the first venue in Australasia to offer free Wi-Fi to ALL fans in and around the Stadium. At its simplest, the Connected Stadium project will make it easier to make a phone call, send a text message or connect with friends on social media even at sellout events. But as fans GET CONNECTED via their mobile devices they also enter a vibrant interactive world that will feature a progressive rollout of rich digital content and technology to make their day or night at the Stadium easier, more enjoyable and infinitely more exciting. The fun starts as soon as NRL opening weekend, with one lucky fan to win what could be the greatest sporting prize offered this year
and just because they logged on to the new ANZ Stadium Wi-Fi service.
It’s called the
Ultimate Superfan Prize Pack
and it will go to one of the estimated 100,000 fans who attend the NRL opening weekend triple-header at ANZ Stadium, which features South Sydney Rabbitohs v Sydney Roosters on Thursday 6 March, Canterbury-Bankstown Bulldogs v Brisbane Broncos on Friday 7 March, and St George Illawarra Dragons v Wests Tigers on Sunday 9 March.
Just login to ANZ Stadium's new Wi-Fi (Go to: Settings, Wi-Fi, then Choose ANZStadiumWi-Fi) and register your details to enter the draw. The Ultimate Superfan Prize Pack includes:
Two ANZ Stadium 2014 Memberships;
One night’s accommodation at the Novotel Sydney Olympic Park for two people for Origin
II on Wednesday 18 June;
night’s accommodation at the Novotel Sydney Olympic Park for two
people for the NRL Telstra Premiership Grand Final on Sunday 5 October;
Two NRL Digital annual passes;
Two 12-month Telstra mobile phone plans (including handsets) with unlimited data plans.
The launch of Australasia’s first whole
-stadium Wi-Fi network comes on the back of a major transport initiative, with NRL CEO Dave Smith announcing last week that tickets to all NRL games at ANZ Stadium in season 2014 will include the cost of train transport to and from Sydney Olympic Park. Further, there will be a minimum of two direct trains from Central to Sydney Olympic Park for every NRL game at ANZ Stadium, with the number of direct services varying depending on estimated crowds. ANZ Stadium Managing Director Daryl Kerry said the combination of no-cost train travel and a free and robust Wi-Fi service were the first of many planned initiatives to take the live event experience at ANZ Stadium to the next level.