Hospitality Industry's Largest Next-Generation Wi-Fi Network Rolled Out By MGM Resorts International, Mobilitie And Cisco

Hospitality Industry's Largest Next-Generation Wi-Fi Network Rolled Out By MGM
                  Resorts International, Mobilitie And Cisco

MGM Resorts' High-Density Wi-Fi System Now Available at Monte Carlo, New
York-New York, Luxor and Excalibur

PR Newswire

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2013

LAS VEGAS, Oct. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --As you read this, how many Wi-Fi
devices are around you? We get it. We live in a world where we cannot live
without Wi-Fi and are in search of it no matter where we are.

MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) and Mobilitie, LLC, are continuing to
enrich the mobile experience through Wi-Fi. Now when visiting Las Vegas,
whether for business or pleasure, you can find high-density Wi-Fi throughout
MGM Resorts International destinations with the completion of the roll out at
Monte Carlo, New York-New York, Luxor and Excalibur, all with the same quality
Wi-Fi as the Company's sister properties. The installations cover the
low-rise public spaces – including pools, casinos, lobbies and restaurants –
any place a visitor may wish to have mobile service. 

The Wi-Fi rollout began with Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay including
THEhotel, and The Mirage, all completed at the end of 2012. The Wi-Fi at ARIA,
Vdara and The Shops at Crystals, that launched with CityCenter's opening in
2009, has been integrated with the new system so guests have seamless Wi-Fi
connectivity when traveling from resort to resort and the same customizable
Wi-Fi experience and bandwidth options, regardless of which property they are

The dramatic increase of Wi-Fi demand prompted MGM Resorts International to
develop, design and install this next-generation, dependable system that can
service the millions of guests, visitors and conference goers who pass through
these properties annually. To accomplish this, the Company worked with the top
technology partners who have proven experience in deploying dynamic,
customer-centric Wi-Fi service on a large scale. As you may know, not all
Wi-Fi is created equal.

Understanding the needs of the mobile user, MGM Resorts collaborated with
Mobilitie, LLC, a leading provider of wireless infrastructure in the U.S., and
Cisco Systems (NASDAQ: CSCO) to develop the highest-performing wireless
network in the Hospitality industry within these large, complex buildings. The
high-tech capabilities allow travelers with multiple wireless devices to enjoy
quality Wi-Fi and superior opt-in services, including a state-of the-art
interactive wayfinding resort map at Bellagio, on-site restaurant wine,
cocktail, beer and dessert menu apps at select properties, and on-site
promotional offers at these iconic Las Vegas resorts.

While visiting any of these MGM Resorts destinations, guests receive
complimentary Wi-Fi in the public spaces with the option to upgrade to higher
bandwidth, ensuring that everyone has the wireless experience of their choice.

"No one else in Las Vegas, and even the world, within the Hospitality industry
can offer the scale, quantity and quality of wireless services we now have
available," said John Bollen, Senior Vice President and Chief Digital Officer
for MGM Resorts International. "We implemented the same commercial-grade
technology and design solutions used at last year's Super Bowl and Summer
Olympics to provide even better engagement with MGM Resorts' world-class
destinations. With this new capability and the right technology partners, we
are developing and enhancing innovative products and services based on our
customers' needs, interests and preferences to deliver the best possible
experience at our premier resorts."

Bryon Davis, Senior Vice President of Wi-Fi Strategy & Operations for
Mobilitie, said, "The new and expanded Wi-Fi network Mobilitie designed and
deployed for MGM Resorts continues to set the standard for the optimal
wireless experience at resort destinations by communicating directly with
customers and providing a much more robust experience than a simple internet
gateway. This capability is enabled by a variety of Wi-Fi-based solutions we
are implementing on a large scale, bringing new opportunities to the forefront
for MGM Resorts."

The multi-resort rollout delivers Wi-Fi features that provide:

  oSeamless Wi-Fi roaming and interconnection among MGM Resorts properties in
    Las Vegas
  oPower to the most demanding mobile device apps to further engage,
    entertain and enhance guest experience
  oHigh-performance, tiered Wi-Fi services at individual user speeds, up to
    10 Mbps for convention attendees
  oUp to 30 percent faster connectivity

Christos Karmis, President for Mobilitie, added, "We install state-of-the-art
wireless solutions at venues across the country that deliver an improved,
reliable, and high speed wireless experience. As consumers continue to demand
more robust wireless coverage to keep up with data demands and high bandwidth
applications that can include large media and video communications, Mobilitie
enables those solutions to work seamlessly through our wireless
infrastructure." Mobilitie owns and operates DAS and Wi-Fi wireless
infrastructure at many marquee venues, including the largest professional
sports stadiums and arenas across the country.

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About MGM Resorts International
MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) is one of the world's leading global
hospitality companies, operating a portfolio of destination resort brands
including Bellagio, MGM Grand, Mandalay Bay and The Mirage. The Company also
owns 51% of MGM China Holdings Limited, which owns the MGM Macau resort and
casino and is in the process of developing a gaming resort in Cotai, and 50%
of CityCenter in Las Vegas, which features ARIA Resort & Casino. For more
information about MGM Resorts International, visit the Company's website at

About Mobilitie LLC
Mobilitie is the premier wireless infrastructure provider of neutral host DAS,
Small Cell, and Wi-Fi networks that enable robust wireless communication.
Mobilitie installs and operates wireless infrastructure designed to meet the
needs of wireless carriers and venues across all industries, including
sporting and entertainment, real estate, hospitality, education, healthcare,
and government. Mobilitie is headquartered in Newport Beach, CA. For more
information about Mobilitie, please visit or contact our
public relations department at 949-515-1500.

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SOURCE MGM Resorts International

Contact: Sandy Zanella, MGM Resorts International Public Relations,; or Kate Whiteley, Kirvin Doak Communications,; or Christine Hinton, Mobilitie; 521 Communications,
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