Extremely robust Wi-Fi is a must for an increasing number of events. Rainbow Broadband’s Gigabit services especially for events was covered by industry media resource BizBash. See Mitra Sorrells’ article here.
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Rainbow Broadband, a carrier class network made specifically to meet the needs of New York City’s media-driven businesses and events, has been chosen to power The LiveFronts event in New York City on Tuesday, October 25. The event, created by Roker Media in conjunction with BRaVe Ventures, brings together content creators, executives, advertisers and innovators to share insights around the current and future states of live streaming. More details below:
WHAT: The LiveFronts
WHEN: Tuesday, October 25, 10am
WHERE: The Vine at the Kimpton Hotel Eventi, 849 Ave. of the Americas, New York, NY 10001 (Directions)
The LiveFronts will feature a series of speakers, interactive demos, panels and other programming aimed at educating and connecting all players in the live streaming ecosystem. Speakers include VaynerMedia’s Gary Vaynerchuk, Roker Media and The Today Show’s Al Roker, CBSN anchor Josh Elliott, journalists from outlets like Ad Age and Wall Street Journal, and executives from innovative companies like YouNow, Mashable, Cheddar, and Twitch.
Over the past eleven years, Rainbow Broadband has established itself as one of New York City's largest and most experienced high-speed Internet providers. Many of the fastest growing companies in industries including social media, digital production, and finance rely on Rainbow Broadband’s network, including, Twitter, Buzzfeed, Kickstarter, and Samsung.
Rainbow Broadband CTO Tom Martinson will deliver a presentation on “Connecting New York City's Tech Savvy Businesses” at the DE-CIX Summit in New York City on October 13, discussing the need for reliable, high-speed Internet when operating a successful, high-tech business in New York.
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WHAT: DE-CIX Summit 2016
WHEN: Thursday, October 13, 9am-2pm ET (Tom’s presentation at 11am)
WHERE: CBRE Midtown Manhattan, 200 Park Ave. (21st Floor), New York, NY 10166 (Directions)
DE-CIX (Deutscher Commercial Internet Exchange) provides premium Internet exchange (IX) services and operates several carrier and data center-neutral Internet exchanges internationally. This year’s Summit follows the event’s 20th anniversary in 2015, and will focus on the latest developments throughout a variety of presentations, discussions, and networking.
New York Fashion Week is all about standing out from the crowd -- and luxury designer Coach found a way.
The brand’s newest line, Coach 1941, was launched in a show held on September 15, 2015 at New York City’s famed High Line on the West Side. Rainbow Broadband’s experience in connecting NYC events made it the choice to provide ample bandwidth for the logistically challenging location.
Using its carrier class fixed wireless network, Rainbow Broadband supplied a fast 50 Mbps connection which made it possible for Coach to stream the show live worldwide in HD video. A Wi-Fi network was also established in the temporary structure over the Hudson yards, allowing hundreds of journalists and tastemakers to instantly share their experience via social media – activity was heavy on #coachspring2016 throughout the show.
In over 10 years of proven expertise supplying New York City events with customized connectivity solutions, Rainbow Broadband has supported global brands including Google, Microsoft, HP, Samsung, Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week, and many more.
Rainbow Broadband frequently creates networks that support thousands of people in 48 hours or less. Rainbow Broadband can customize services to each event’s unique specifications, providing multiple Wi-Fi networks and passwords, separate VLANs, and hard lines with specific bandwidth profiles for live streaming.