ExteNet Systems Distributed Network is a Slam Dunk at the new Barclays Center

  ExteNet Systems Distributed Network is a Slam Dunk at the new Barclays

    Four leading national wireless carriers providing wireless service on
                              ExteNet’s network

Business Wire

LISLE, Ill. -- April 2, 2013

ExteNet Systems, Inc., a leader and innovator in the implementation and
operation of distributed networks, today announced live network service with
four leading US wireless carriers, MetroPCS, AT&T, Sprint and Verizon
Wireless, at the new Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY.

Barclays Center is a 675,000-square foot sports and entertainment venue that
seats up to 19,000 people and is home to the Brooklyn Nets. A multi-use venue,
Barclays Center is scheduled to host more than 200 events in its inaugural
year, including concerts, sports, family shows and special events. For fans
and patrons, the ExteNet distributed network enables the mobile broadband
experience needed for video and other multimedia applications that can
personalize events and maximize in-venue experience.

Ross W. Manire, President and CEO of ExteNet Systems stated, “Barclays Center
is a state-of-the-art venue, and ensuring network success while overseeing the
diverse and time sensitive needs of multiple parties under tight deadlines,
played to ExteNet’s strengths. We are very proud to be a participant in this
project and look forward to continuing to serve Barclays Center for the long

“Our goal is to provide our patrons and fans with an enhanced in-arena
experience including broadband wireless service and multimedia capability,"
said Chip Foley, Director of Building Technology at Forest City Ratner
Companies (developer of Barclays Center). “We are extremely pleased with
ExteNet’s leadership, technical expertise and ability to work with all of the
major carriers to complete this critical project in an accelerated timeframe.”

“MetroPCS is proud to be the exclusive wireless telecommunication services
Founding Partner with Barclays Center,” said Michael Johnson, VP/Regional
General Manager of MetroPCS’ New York region. “We recognize the importance of
providing our customers with an exceptional wireless experience and look
forward to working with ExteNet Systems to deliver that strong experience both
in Barclays Center, New York City and its surrounding areas.”

"AT&T  strives to connect our customers everywhere they go – where they live,
where they work and where they play," said Chad Townes, Vice President of
AT&T’s Antenna Solutions Group. "Basketball fans and entertainment seekers at
Barclays Center will benefit from the enhanced coverage made possible by this
joint effort that we know will provide our customers with a top-notch mobile

Iyad Tarazi, VP/Small Cell Forms of Sprint  stated, “We recognize that
Barclays Center is a highly prestigious venue and it was imperative for us to
provide our customers with seamless coverage and advanced capacity. We are
very pleased with the leadership and support that ExteNet provided and highly
appreciative of their unique ability to deliver a complex multi-service

“Verizon Wireless is very proud to join this endeavor,” said Pat Devlin,
President of the Verizon Wireless New York Metro Region. “Barclays Center is
truly a state-of-the-art arena, and it’s important to us that while our
customers enjoy world-class entertainment, they experience the nation’s
largest 4G LTE network and most reliable 3G network.”

About ExteNet Systems

Lisle, IL-based ExteNet Systems, Inc. designs, builds, owns and operates
distributed networks in key strategic markets for use by wireless carriers and
venue owners. Using distributed antenna systems (DAS), small cell and other
technologies, ExteNet networks enhance coverage and capacity and enable
superior wireless service in both outdoor and indoor environments. Primary
markets addressed by ExteNet include outdoor distributed networks for use by
wireless carriers, and a host of indoor verticals, including sports and
entertainment venues, commercial real estate, healthcare, higher education,
hospitality and government agencies. For more information, visit

“ExteNet®” is a registered trademark of ExteNet Systems, Inc.


ExteNet Systems
Media Inquiries:
Cheryl Isen, +1 425-222-0779
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Manish Matta, Director, Marketing
+1 630-505-3846
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