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Providing Internet services to senior living communities presents a unique set of challenges that telco and cable companies must overcome. For example, seniors demand technology at or near the level expected by younger population groups. However, they also require an on-ramp to the technology that is sensitive to their specific needs.
Affinity Living Communities has a growing number of locations across Texas, Colorado, Minnesota, Idaho and Washington. Its properties offer extensive amenities that both enhance and simplify the lives of their age 55+ residents.
When it came to the Internet, Affinity wanted to offer a simple, yet secure, Wi-Fi solution that provided the speed and reliability residents demanded. It first tried an off-the-shelf, unmanaged solution, which Affinity quickly realized was insufficient for its needs. Residents were unable to obtain the speeds and coverage they required, and basic tasks such as wireless printing or connecting a smart TV were nearly impossible for residents to accomplish on their own.