The gaming industry is growing at an incredible rate, with no signs of slowing down. Gaming is cutting across industry verticals and bringing together players across the globe with new technologies, like augmented reality (AR) and virtual reality (VR). In order to support these cutting-edge experiences and meet current and future demands, a strong network needs to be at the center of everything you do—from development, through cultivating an ongoing global community.

Meeting your toughest gaming challenges.

In such a rapidly advancing industry, there are many challenges you must address to succeed. Supporting current and future gaming demands will require careful planning and a comprehensive mix of infrastructure solutions.

  • Decreasing response time: Latency is a huge concern, especially in competitive games and eSports leagues—where a millisecond of lag could mean the difference between winning and losing money. Beyond this, low response times are critical for companies wishing to create a frustration-free experience—which translates into higher adoption. We can help you configure your network for ultra-low latency to meet the high expectations of your audiences, from casual to professional gamers.
  • Increasing capacity: The number of players online simultaneously is skyrocketing, with people gaming on both their mobile devices and traditional consoles. The need for high network capacity will only continue to increase as gamification becomes more integrated into everyday commerce and education. With equipment that’s built to scale, you can meet the rising demands of growing audiences, without impacting your customer experience. 
  • Enabling advanced technology: In order to support new gaming technologies, your network must adapt. AR and VR need significantly more bandwidth and computing power, while cloud gaming and other new content delivery models require entirely new infrastructure. We’ll work with you to create network solutions that will support the latest advancements so you can continue bringing cutting-edge gaming experiences to your audiences. 
  • Improving security and protection: Cybersecurity is crucial to maintaining the trust of your audiences and meeting important regulations. To protect identities and user data, your network can use dedicated fiber lines that don’t pass through public switches. You can also layer on additional protections to ensure your servers aren’t being brought down by DDoS and other attacks.

As the nation’s largest provider of shared communications infrastructure, we have comprehensive solutions to take on the biggest challenges that face the gaming industry.

$152B

size of the global gaming market in 2019.1

2.4B

video game players worldwide in 2019.1

89%

of employees believe they’d be more productive if their work was more gamified.2

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An end-to-end partner for all your network needs.

The gaming landscape is changing and demanding more of your network. You need cutting-edge communications infrastructure for advanced technologies like cloud gaming, AR and VR. As gaming becomes an everyday language for businesses, you must meet the demands of gamification and ensure a high-capacity network. You must also be able to support new delivery models—from free-to-play models to streaming gaming services.  

When you partner with us, we bring our deep experience and innovative solutions, so you can remain on the forefront of technology. We can help you support advancements like CBRS, a new type of wireless network that you can leverage for private gaming and unique VR/AR experiences. Edge computing will also be fundamental to the success of low-latency cloud gaming modules. Our towers, small cells and fiber are critical components of new technologies like these. We also work constantly to make sure our solutions can keep pace with cutting-edge breakthroughs, so that you can stay ahead—whatever the future of gaming holds. 

How we work with you.

For over 25 years, we’ve been working with customers to build end-to-end communications infrastructure solutions. We’ll work closely with your business to understand your needs and design custom solutions for your unique priorities and challenges. We know the opportunities that a well-designed and maintained network can bring to your organization. That’s why we monitor your network around the clock through our state-of-the-art Network Operations Center. And as you continue to pursue new possibilities, we’ll be here ready to connect you to the technologies and innovations you need stay ahead. 

Let's talk about your connectivity needs.

Your business is unique—and so are your connectivity needs. With an individualized approach, we’ll show you how our infrastructure solutions will serve you today and prepare you for tomorrow. 

1 NewZoo, “Global Games Market Report,” 2019 

TalentLMS, “The 2019 Gamification at Work Survey,” 2019 

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