When tens of thousands of people gather on a single premises to watch a sporting event, communications infrastructure gets put to the test. Not the “plug-in-and-press-autotest” kind, but the real-world live kind, during which the stadium’s or arena’s communications infrastructure will provide a user experience that is satisfactory or unsatisfactory. Often this user experience is measured by an attendee’s ability to receive and use a wireless signal. That’s likely the biggest single part of the picture, but there is more to it. And as professionals in the cabling industry understand, the wired infrastructure is the enabling technology that makes these communications systems run.