Cox Business to provide internet, managed WiFi, distributed antenna system, and videovoice services to create connected guest experience
Las Vegas, Nev., Jan. 17, 2019 – The Howard Hughes Corporation®, developer of the
Summerlin® master planned community and Las Vegas Ballpark®, today announced a
multi-year partnership designating Cox Business as the Technology Sponsor of the new
10,000-capacity stadium. Currently under construction at Downtown Summerlin®, Las
Vegas Ballpark is the future home of the Las Vegas Aviators®, the city’s professional TripleA baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and affiliate of the Oakland Athletics.
As the Technology Sponsor, Cox Business will be the exclusive technology solutions provider
for Las Vegas Ballpark, supporting both operational functions and guest-facing technology.
The partnership features Cox’s product integration throughout Las Vegas Ballpark, as well
as several promotional, marketing, fan activation and community relations initiatives.
“We value our relationship with the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority and The
Howard Hughes Corporation, so we’re understandably very excited about this newest
affiliation as Technology Sponsor at Las Vegas Ballpark,” said Derrick Hill, vice president,
Cox Business Las Vegas. “As sports fans, we look forward to getting behind the Aviators
during the team’s first season at its new stadium and helping to create a premier fan
experience at the city’s new, first-class baseball venue.”
“Cox Business’ reputation as an industry-leading provider of technology products and
solutions is well-known and well-deserved,” said Don Logan, president and chief operations
officer of the Las Vegas Aviators. “Through this partnership, Cox Business will provide a
broad range of services and products that will not only deliver the best possible stadium
experience for fans, but also enhance the organization’s technological capabilities.”
As part of the deal, Cox Business will offer telecommunications services delivered through
fiber optic cable including internet, cable television, voice services, managed public and
private WiFi, as well as network infrastructure that includes 380 access points.
The company will also install a distributed antenna system designed to enhance wireless
coverage provided by the major carriers within the ballpark. In addition, Cox Business will
provide technical support to the on-site ballpark technology team for all major events and
ensure seamless operation of all Cox technologies.
Relying in part on its Hospitality Network division to implement the advanced technologies
at the new baseball stadium, Cox Business has years’ worth of large-scale technology
deployments at arenas, convention areas and meeting facilities.
The company has successfully designed and deployed technology services resembling those
at Las Vegas Ballpark for sports venues, serving as Exclusive Technologyerry@cox.com
Integration/Telecommunications Services Provider at T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nev.,
home of the Vegas Golden Knights; as Exclusive Marketing and Technology Provider at
State Farm Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., home of the Arizona Cardinals; as Exclusive
Technology provider at Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, R.I., home of the Providence
Bruins; and as the Exclusive Telecommunications Sponsor at Admiral Fetterman Field in
Pensacola, Fla., home of the Blue Wahoos.
About Cox Business
The commercial division of Cox Communications, Cox Business provides voice, data and
video services for more than 355,000 small and regional businesses nationwide, including
health care providers; K−12 and higher education; financial institutions; and federal, state
and local government organizations. The organization also serves most of the top-tier
wireless and wireline telecommunications carriers in the U.S. through its wholesale division.
For more information, please visit www.coxbusiness.com
About The Howard Hughes Corporation®
The Howard Hughes Corporation owns, manages and develops commercial, residential and
mixed-use real estate throughout the U.S. Its award-winning assets include the country’s
preeminent portfolio of master planned communities, as well as operating properties and
development opportunities including: The Seaport District in New York; Columbia, Maryland;
The Woodlands®, The Woodlands Hills, and Bridgeland® in the Greater Houston, Texas
area; Summerlin®, Las Vegas; and Ward Village® in Honolulu, Hawai’i. The Howard Hughes
Corporation’s portfolio is strategically positioned to meet and accelerate development based
on market demand, resulting in one of the strongest real estate platforms in the country.
Dedicated to innovative place making, the company is recognized for its ongoing
commitment to design excellence and to the cultural life of its communities. The Howard
Hughes Corporation is traded on the New York Stock Exchange as HHC.
About Las Vegas Ballpark®
Las Vegas Ballpark, located on eight acres in Downtown Summerlin just south of City
National Arena – practice facility for the Vegas Golden Knights, is the home of the Las Vegas
Aviators, the city’s professional Triple-A baseball team of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) and
affiliate of the Oakland Athletics. Las Vegas Ballpark provides a wide range of seating
options including 22 suites, club seats, berm seating, party zones and decks, picnic tables,
kids’ zone, bars and a pool beyond the outfield wall. Designed to create a festival-like
atmosphere in Downtown Summerlin, the site is landscaped to complement the surrounding
master planned community. The site is easily accessed from all regions of the valley via the
About the Las Vegas Aviators®
The Las Vegas Aviators have the proud distinction of being the longest enduring franchise in
the history of professional sports in the state of Nevada. The 2019 campaign will mark the
37th season in the Silver State as a proud member of the Pacific Coast League and the
inaugural season in the new Las Vegas Ballpark. The Stars (1983-2000)/51s (2001-18) have
reached the 300,000 mark in “home” attendance in all 36 seasons previously at Cashman
Field. The Aviators are also in their first season as the Triple-A affiliate of the Oakland
Athletics, and the franchise won the PCL championship in 1986 and 1988.
The Howard Hughes Corporation/Las Vegas Ballpark:
VP, Marketing Director, Summerlin
VP, Corporate Communications and Public Relations
Las Vegas Aviators
Faiss Foley Warren Public Relations