123.Net announces contract with Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center, to provide wireless Internet service.
Detroit, MI (PRWEB) January 13, 2014
Southfield, Michigan based telecommunications company announced that it had secured a contract to provide wireless Internet services to Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center, Michigan’s largest expo center and the home of the North American International Auto Show.
The Detroit Regional Convention Facility Authority, who operates and manages Cobo Center, will use 123.Net’s gigabit fixed metro wireless service to support daily operations for front office staff as well as for all vendor and exhibition related Internet needs. There are also plans to use the 123.Net wireless service to support a new ultra-modern WIFI system that is being deployed as part of the $300 million renovation project.
“This is a great opportunity for 123.Net as well as fixed wireless technology as a whole. We are excited to continue to see major businesses across Southeast Michigan choose 123.Net’s fixed wireless service as a fast and reliable Internet solution .” Said Dominic Serra, Director of Wireless Operations at 123.Net Inc.
“After evaluating multiple potential service providers, we found that 123.Net offered the best combination of technical experience, value and service-focused culture. We are confident in the wireless service and plan to reduce our dependence on expensive fiber optic bandwidth and move most of our traffic over to 123.Net.” Said Jack Trost, IT Manager of Cobo Center.
Supporting major venues has increasingly become part of the 123.Net’s Metro Wireless playbook providing wireless Internet services to the Detroit Lions, Detroit Red Wings and the Pontiac Silverdome.
123.Net plans to deploy microwave wireless technology with the capability of gigabit speeds to the Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center in time for the North American International Auto Show which opens January 14, 2014.
For more information on the Cobo Convention and Exhibition Center call 313-877-8777 or visithttp://www.cobocenter.com.
For more information on 123.Net, Inc., visit http://www.123.net.
123.Net is a Michigan business, owned and managed by a team of accomplished executives with strong engineering backgrounds and proven success. Headquartered in the heart of Southfield, Michigan, 123.Net has been successfully providing voice, data, and collocation infrastructure services to enterprises, carriers, ISPs, and technology companies for over 15 years.
123.net currently operates a 50Gbps+ IP network connected to multiple global transit carriers, including Level 3, Savvis, Cogent, Global Crossing, Comcast and others. Four metro fiber rings and long-haul fiber networks span over 1600 route miles and covers over 50 nodes across Michigan.