says that just under half of
U.S. seniors own a smartphone. Of course, the smartphones and tablets they own need
to connect to a local Wi-Fi system to keep their cellular bills to a
minimum. One retirement facility
understood that, and quickly worked on ways to strengthen their broadband
services for its residents.
Living owns 19 communities across 11 states.
More of its residents were becoming more tech-savvy (63
percent of adults 50+
download apps on their phones, for example), so Erickson needed to build an
infrastructure to support the growing demand. And it wasn’t just for the
seniors, but for their visiting families and staff. Additionally, guaranteeing
a better experience meant having a competitive edge.
CLICK TO TWEET: Read how a senior living facility strengthened its broadband offering
for its residents.
when CommScope stepped in with state-of-the-art connectivity solutions, like:
of gigabit passive optical networks (GPON) at seven campuses
FTTx system using CommScope’s RapidFiber hub and terminal solutions
the new construction of more hubs and terminals allowed Erickson to place them wherever they needed, whenever they needed
them. The system allows for flexibility and the scalability to add more
bandwidth as needed.
Erickson also took
advantage of CommScope’s PartnerPRO Network. They used CommScope’s partner, Noovis LLC, to design, engineer and install their
turnkey network architecture. You can read more about that here
in our new case study. And
we’d love to hear how you’re making improvements to your network. What are you
using and why?