Cell service upgraded for fans at Sunday's matchup between Chiefs, Broncos
6:27 PM, Nov 15, 2013
DENVER - Kansas City Chiefs fans lucky enough to be inside Sports Authority Field on game day will be able to brag about it.
Friday, AT&T finished installing equipment that will make using cell phones inside the stadium much easier.
If you're one of the envied fans who get to be sitting in the stadium in Denver Sunday, 325 new antennas hidden throughout the stadium will help you stay connected during the game.
Engineers divided the stadium into 33 zones then hid the wiring in odd places, like handrails leading up to seats in the stadium.
Sports Authority Field now has the equivalent of 11 cell sites-- which is larger than any AT&T sites in the state of Colorado.
It should enhance Sunday's experience especially for Chiefs fans looking to brag to friends back home.
"Tweeting, Facebooking, watching back play by plays should be much easier. It will just make fans feel like they are more a part of the big game than ever," Vice President of AT&T's Mountain Region Jenifer Robertson said.
Many of the other carries, including Sprint, Nextel and US Cellular already had antennas inside the stadium, meaning fans with most carriers should have no problem connecting to the outside world at Sunday's game.