MADISON, Alabama - SEPTEMBER 19, 2019 -- The Rocket City Trash Pandas and WOW! Internet, Cable & Phone, a leading broadband and communications service provider, have announced a long-term services and marketing partnership providing the stadium with WOW!'s high-speed voice, data and Internet services and supporting the Trash Pandas as a corporate sponsor.
With the agreement, WOW! will be the exclusive provider of voice, data, and Internet services in the Trash Pandas' new stadium opening in 2020. Among the services, WOW! will provide 5-Gigabit Internet speeds to support stadium-wide Wi-Fi, voice services to the administrative offices and dedicated Internet for internal use.
"We are excited to be partnering with WOW! and to add this high-speed Internet experience for our fans," said Trash Pandas President and CEO Ralph Nelson. "This will make our fans' in-game online experience second-to-none in Minor League Baseball. The technology provided by WOW! will also help the Trash Pandas provide an unprecedented customer experience through food and beverage ordering, retail and ticketing support."
WOW! and the Trash Pandas have also entered into a long-term sponsorship deal in which WOW! will serve as the exclusive telecommunications marketing partner for the Trash Pandas. In this sponsorship, the Trash Pandas and WOW! will work together to support and sponsor educational and military programs offered by the Trash Pandas throughout multiple seasons.
"North Alabama residents will soon be introduced to a new, state-of-the-art stadium equipped with WOW!'s fastest Internet speeds," says Lana Frank, vice president, marketing at WOW!. "WOW! is proud to be an inaugural sponsor of the newest MiLB franchise, the Rocket City Trash Pandas."
WOW! is also the exclusive Internet, cable and phone provider for Town Madison, the new modern urban community that is home to the Trash Panda's stadium.
The Trash Pandas will open their inaugural season next year with their home debut set for April 15.
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