As the University of Mississippi continued its substantial growth, it knew that an updated wireless solution would be needed to meet its current and future demands. Crowds were getting bigger at two of the most highly trafficked areas—the Rebel football stadium and a nearby tailgating spot called The Grove. With wireless usage skyrocketing, it was clear that the current infrastructure would not be able to keep up with the expectations of students, faculty, and the many die-hard Rebel fans in the community. Crown Castle was brought in to provide a solution that would satisfy the needs of the many stakeholders.
The Glendale Sports & Entertainment District is a multipurpose facility that is regularly used for NHL hockey games, college football, and big-name entertainment. The Glendale Sports & Entertainment District is the annual host of the VIZIO Fiesta Bowl, and will be home to the 2016 College Football National Championship Game, and the 2017 NCAA Final Four Championship. When it was announced that they would be hosting the Big Game in 2015, they knew they had to get ready.