Churchill Downs and Mobilitie Welcome Fans to the Kentucky Derby with 5G Wireless

NEWPORT BEACH, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mobilitie, the largest privately-held wireless infrastructure firm in the nation, is bringing 5G connectivity to the historic Churchill Downs Racetrack in time for the running of the 147th Kentucky Derby. With fans returning to the infield and stands this year, the Kentucky Derby will welcome everyone with a lightning-fast 5G network.

As Churchill Downs welcomes fans to watch America’s Greatest Race, those in attendance will connect to a state-of-the-art wireless network capable of livestreaming the unique derby experience. Mobilitie’s DAS system within Churchill Downs is one of the largest in the country, spanning nearly 115 acres. Through this strategic partnership, Mobilitie has deployed one of the most technologically robust networks across all the sports and entertainment industry, providing fans with an unparalleled experience.

“We’re delighted to welcome guests to Churchill Downs once again for the start of the 2021 Triple Crown,” said Mike Ziegler, General Manager of Churchill Downs Racetrack. “Our long-standing partnership with Mobilitie has provided Churchill Downs with a high-speed wireless network that is equipped with the latest technology and now 5G for the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby.”

Melissa Mullarkey, Regional Vice President at Mobilitie said, “We are proud to partner with Churchill Downs to operate a high-speed wireless network for this iconic venue. It’s exciting to provide fans at Churchill Downs with one of the strongest and most reliable networks in the country.”

About Mobilitie

Mobilitie is the largest privately-held telecommunications infrastructure company in the United States. As a veteran provider of complete wireless solutions, Mobilitie helps people stay connected on their mobile devices wherever they are. It funds, deploys and operates next-generation infrastructure that enables robust coverage and 5G services and speeds.

Mobilitie wireless infrastructure includes communication towers, indoor and outdoor neutral host DAS networks, small cells, IoT, and Wi-Fi networks. Mobilitie’s Advanced Technology Group engineers innovative wireless solutions that improve wireless service at the largest and most complex venues across all major industries-including sports and entertainment, real estate, hospitality, education, healthcare, government and transportation.

Mobilitie is headquartered in Newport Beach, California and has regional offices across the United States. To learn more about our wireless coverage solutions, visit us at


Eddie Kraft

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