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HALO Networks Announces Partnership with Boyd Gaming Corporation

Jul 18, 2023

Omaha, NE, July 18, 2023HALO Networks, a leading neutral-host network provider, announced an exclusive agreement with Boyd Gaming to deliver advanced mobile connectivity throughout all Boyd properties. Network design and deployment across Boyd- operated hotels and casinos nationwide are expected to commence immediately with the delivery of new, state-of-the-art, multi-carrier 5G networks.

As one of the country’s most successful casino entertainment companies, Boyd Gaming boasts of a large, and rapidly growing, national footprint. Boyd’s nationwide impact includes:

  • 27 gaming properties
  • Presence in 10 states including Nevada (10), Louisiana (5), Indiana (2), Iowa (2), Mississippi (2), Missouri (2), Kansas (1), Illinois (1), Ohio (1), and Pennsylvania (1)
  • 10,750 hotel rooms
  • 7M+ square feet casino space
  • Approx 120 food & beverage outlets

“Enhancing guest and visitor experience in all parts of our properties including hotel rooms, casino floors and restaurant areas, is of utmost importance to us,” said Blake Rampmaier, Senior Vice President and Chief Information Officer of Boyd Gaming. “In today’s world, seamless and guaranteed mobile connectivity is a critical requirement. With several marquee events planned in Las Vegas over the coming months, including Formula 1 in November and the Big Game in February 2024, we want to deliver high-performance wireless connectivity at, and around, our venues. We selected HALO Networks as our neutral-host provider given their expertise in delivering 4G LTE and 5G advanced mobile networks, and their extensive experience in working with all the leading mobile carriers.”

Tony Schaffer, President of HALO Networks, added, “Our team has a proven track record in designing, building, and operating world-class, multi-carrier hospitality networks and we are excited to deliver on our commitments to Boyd Gaming. When engineering a future-proof network for our carrier and venue partners, we always balance best-in-class product choices with cost-effective deployment approaches. Our networks not only deliver ultra-high speed 5G and bandwidth, but we also include network capacity to support services like digital signage, security and surveillance that are often mission critical. We are looking forward to bringing advanced mobile coverage and capacity to all Boyd Gaming properties and supporting mega events in the coming months and years.”

About HALO Networks

HALO is the industry leader in DAS, wireless infrastructure, and next generation in-building and outdoor mobile wireless systems, delivering the industry’s most powerful technologies that enable LTE, 5G, and Private LTE services. With over 14 years building wireless systems and 1,000+ deployments across the US, HALO is delivering solutions for in Hospitality, Commercial Office, Stadiums & Arenas, Higher Education, Residential, and Healthcare venues. Flexible funding options including As a Service and Neutral Host solutions includes design, engineering, deployment, project management, installation, monitoring, maintenance, and future upgrades.