Anaheim Convention Center Continues Partnership with Smart City Networks

  • Smart City Networks
  • 07.21.09
Smart City Networks announced that it will continue to serve the Anaheim Convention Center (ACC) as its event technology partner for another five years.

Effective Aug. 9, 2009 through 2014, Smart City Networks will provide the ACC with event technology services, including telecommunications, Internet, networking, data services and Wi-Fi.  

“Since 1986, Smart City Networks has supported our team with their superior customer service and capabilities,” said Tom Morton, executive director, convention, sports and entertainment department of the city of Anaheim.  “Smart City consistently delivers excellence in data, telecom and technical services to meet our clients’ event needs.  Our team is very pleased with the success of our partnership.”

“The approval of our agreement highlights the confidence that the center has with Smart City Networks’ services and our local team, led by Kevin Patch,” said Mark Haley, president of Smart City Networks.  “We are very appreciative that the city of Anaheim approved an extension of our current agreement to continue our partnership together, and we look forward to continuing to serve one of the country’s premier convention centers.”

Smart City Networks will continue to provide full-service telephone services, high-speed Internet access using Ethernet protocols to all exhibit spaces and meeting rooms, and turnkey data networking services including local area networks (LANs), wide area networks (WANs) and private networks using the latest technology.  Smart City Networks also provides an entry-level wireless service ideal for Web surfing and checking e-mail which can be accessed throughout the convention center by using a Wi-Fi™ compatible network card.  The wireless network offers Internet access of up to 256k of bandwidth, servicing exhibitors as well as attendees.

Founded in 1984, Smart City Networks is one of the nation’s largest providers of event technology in the convention industry.  With corporate headquarters in Las Vegas, Nev., Smart City Networks provides clients with design, installation and maintenance of data, voice, electrical and utility platforms, coupled with unparalleled voice, video and data network engineering, security and monitoring across the United States.  Smart City Networks also provides services to more than 5,000 trade shows at more than 43 convention centers located in Alabama, California, Colorado, Florida, Georgia, Indiana, Kentucky, Minnesota, Nevada, North Carolina, Ohio, Pennsylvania, Texas, Washington and the District of Columbia.

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