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Swedish Hockey Fans Getting Smart Wi-Fi From Ruckus

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STOCKHOLM and SUNNYVALE, Calif., June 24, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --  Ruckus Wireless, Inc. (NYSE: RKUS), a global supplier of advanced wireless systems for the rapidly expanding mobile Internet infrastructure market, and Icecon, an IT supplier and system integrator of Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi solutions, announced today that they are teaming to bring high-capacity Smart Wi-Fi products and technologies to nearly a dozen ice hockey arenas across Sweden in time for the start of the new hockey season this September. It will mean a free, "Better than Home" Wi-Fi user experience for Swedish hockey fans.


Hundreds of centrally managed Ruckus ZoneFlex™ access points are currently being installed by Icecon in 11 hockey arenas across Sweden to deliver pervasive Wi-Fi performance to fans, staff and visitors.

The deployment is a key part of the Swedish Hockey League's (SHL) plans to deliver their "Better than Home" experience to fans.  The "Better than Home" concept is a unique user experience project that focuses on offering value-added services and content to hockey fans attending Elitserien league games starting this fall. The Elitserien league is an elite hockey league that is part of the SHL. One of the first and primary aspects of this concept is the SHL's investment and installation of Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi wireless networks in all Elitserien league arenas.

The Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network deployments involve installation of over 600 Ruckus ZoneFlex™ access points (APs) this summer. The network will be centrally managed, and will utilize Ruckus ChannelFly™ technology to provide higher levels of capacity and reliability as environmental conditions change in noisy and crowded radio frequency (RF) environments like hockey arenas. ChannelFly automatically determines the best RF channel to be used (in either the 2.4 or 5 GHz bands) that will yield the highest client throughput.

With a Ruckus Smart Wi-Fi network in place in SHL arenas this fall, fans will be able to more effectively use their mobile devices to access and use the Internet, which simply hasn't been possible before. They will also now benefit from easy access to unique, arena-specific content that can only be experienced inside the league arenas – a key part of the "Better than Home" concept.

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