March 01, 2010
Broadview Networks to provide Voice and Data Communications for Wachovia Center, 76ers and Flyers
By Shamila Janakiraman, TMCnet Contributor
Broadview Networks, a network-based business communications provider announced that will be providing voice and data telecommunications services to the Wachovia Center, 76ers and Flyers.
Pennsylvania-based Wachovia Center is owned by Comcast (News - Alert)-Spectacor which is a subsidiary of Comcast Corporation. It hosts fans of various sporting events and concerts. It is also home to the National Hockey League’s Philadelphia Flyers and the National Basketball Association’s Philadelphia 76ers.
The arena has the capacity to seat more than 20,000 people and has 126 luxury suites, 1,880 club seats and other restaurants and clubs. Besides the arena also has the offices, studios and production facilities of Comcast Sportsnet or CSN Philadelphia which is a regional cable television programmer, said official sources.
“We are proud to have the Wachovia Center as a customer,” Bill McFeeley, vice president of Broadview Networks (News - Alert), said. “The Wachovia Center is the premier venue for entertainment and sporting events in the city and we are pleased to be able to connect fans to great entertainment.”
Mike Ahearn, vice president of operations for the Wachovia Center said that Broadview Networks helps Wachovia Center enhance the communications strategy and infrastructure. It is imperative nowadays to ensure that fans can connect to providers easily when they are evaluating entertainment options. Reliability and consistency are important requisites for any game or business, he added.
Broadview Networks is a network-based business communications provider serving customers across the United States. The company specializes in offering total solutions for business communications including local and long distance voice communications; premises-based and patented hosted VoIP systems and data services encompassing VPN- and MPLS-enabled applications.
It also provides traditional telephone hardware; high-speed Internet services; a full suite of managed services and a range of professional services. According to company sources Broadview Networks enhances customer service by providing a Web-based account management tool and a primary point-of-contact for real-time, personal customer care.
Shamila Janakiraman is a contributing editor for TMCnet. To read more of Shamila’s articles, please visit her columnist page.
Edited by Amy Tierney