ALE solutions to drive BMW International Open 2017 as official Connectivity Partner again


ALE solutions to drive BMW International Open 2017 as official Connectivity Partner again

ALE, operating under the Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise brand, is to team up with BMW to become the official Connectivity Partner for the BMW International Open 2017, held at Golfclub München Eichenried from June 21 to 25. ALE will create a bespoke, state of the art communication infrastructure for the tournament and provide a secure connection to allow uninterrupted coverage of the 450 rounds of golf for media, players, administrators and spectators.

The BMW International Open is Germany’s largest professional golfing tournament and a renowned European Tour event. 2017 will be the 29th year that BMW have hosted the event and the second year in a row that Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise will be providing extensive WiFi and communications support to help maintain the tournament’s world class reputation.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise network infrastructure will deliver a full local area network (LAN), wireless LAN with optimized frequency management and an IP telephony communications platform covering the 10,000m2 of public area, from the 18th hole to the clubhouse. The result will create high-speed, reliable Internet access for the more than 58000 spectators, staff and professional golfers.

Christian Masanz, Head of BMW Golfsport Marketing
: we are looking forward to continuing our partnership with Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise. As the German golf tournament with the longest tradition, our goal is to provide the best in connectivity, ensuring that visitor expectations are met and the media can provide coverage within seconds for fans all over the world.”

Alexandra Biebel, Head of Marketing & Communication, ALE Deutschland GmbH: “The open has a great reputation in the sport and is highly regarded for its ability to provide media professionals and guests with first class network and communication support. Providing the infrastructure for the BMW International Open enables ALE to showcase our ability to create a simple yet effective, reliable high class infrastructure.”

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