Recent Posts tagged with Superdome

With New Digital Network Up and Running, WWE Goes Beyond the Mat at WrestleMania

WWE’s WrestleMania is always one of the biggest and most complex live productions of the year. However, with the return of Hulk Hogan to the WWE ring (as host), the Undertaker’s first ever WrestleMania loss, and the first event simulcast on both on pay-per-view and WWE’s recently launched digital network, the 30th edition of WrestleMania at […]  More

Venue News: Santa Clara Boasts Power Plant in Bid for Super Bowl L; HID Lamps Contributed to Length of Superdome Blackout

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group Just as Candlestick Park’s nationally televised blackout helped seal the San Francisco 49ers move south, Sunday’s lights-out delay in the Superdome gave Silicon Valley another reason to tout that it literally has the power to host the 50th Super Bowl. The blackout in New Orleans was […]  More

Venue News: Cause of Super Bowl Power Failure Still Undetermined; Superdome Protects WiFi from ‘Rogue’ Devices

Compiled by Karen Hogan, Associate Editor, Sports Video Group On Monday, less than 24 hours after a moment as surreal as any other in recent Super Bowl memory, the N.F.L. and local officials spent less time talking about the game and more time talking about the third-quarter power failure in the Superdome. Commissioner Roger Goodell […]  More

SPSG, SVG Put Safety First for Industry Professionals

The Sports Production Safety Group (SPSG) celebrated a banner year in 2012. More than 5,000 industry professionals have now signed on for online training courses designed to create a safer sports-production working environment for everyone at a remote. And more professionals are joining every day as leading national sports networks attempt to make it easier […]  More

Venue News: Sugar Bowl Officials Address Ticket Snafu; Raiders Look to New Stadium Opportunities

Sugar Bowl officials have had to deal with the fallout of a BCS championship ticket snafu that kept scores of angry fans out of Superdome seats for which they had paid hundreds of dollars. People who bought seats just below the press box arrived to find that the seats weren’t available: Sugar Bowl officials had […]  More

Venue News: AT&T, Superdome Boosts Wireless Coverage; ‘Canes Arena Gets New Name

AT&T is beefing up wireless coverage inside the New Orleans Superdome in advance of the Jan. 9, 2012 national-title matchup between LSU and Alabama. According to Larry Lovell, a spokesperson for the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, AT&T is currently installing a Distributed Antenna System (DAS), which consists of small antennas that connect to mobile phones the same […]  More

Venue News: Mercedes-Benz, Superdome Reach Naming-Rights Deal; Belmont Park Considered for Islanders

The home of the New Orleans Saints will be renamed the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. The deal will allow Mercedes-Benz to have its name associated with the home of Super Bowl XLVII in 2013 as well as championships in college football and men’s college basketball. The team holds authority to sell naming rights to the 73,000-seat, state-owned […]  More

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